Seating Black judges: Supreme Court finds intentional discrimination in Terrebonne parish

Plaintiffs filed the lawsuit to force the creation of a majority-Black single-member district that will provide them and other Black voters in Terrebonne with a chance to have a say-so as to who serves them on the 32nd JDC.

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‘Fat N—-r’; 500 people petition to disbar chief criminal judge for racial slur

NAACP, Southern Law Center speak out A petition to disbar and unseat Louisiana Judge Michael Ervin has garnered more than 500 signatures in less than 12 hours. Created Wednesday, Feb. 7 on change.org, the petition is addressed to the Louisiana Bar Association and recounts an argument between Erwin and Kaneitra Johnson as reported by Thelisia S. … Continue reading

Do voting rights ‘perpetuate racial entitlement’; Justice said yes

Open Letter from the NAACP I’m trying to keep my cool here. It no longer surprises me when extremist state legislators try to restrict our voting rights. I don’t like it and we fight against it, but I’m no longer surprised by it. What surprises and outrages me is that yesterday a Supreme Court Justice … Continue reading

Do voting rights ‘perpetuate racial entitlement’; Justice said yes

Open Letter from the NAACP I’m trying to keep my cool here. It no longer surprises me when extremist state legislators try to restrict our voting rights. I don’t like it and we fight against it, but I’m no longer surprised by it. What surprises and outrages me is that yesterday a Supreme Court Justice … Continue reading

State of Union reaction from NAACP leader: ‘I’m Angry’

Leadership. Commitment. Unity. As I sat in the House of Representatives chamber this evening, these were the themes I heard President Obama speak to in his State of the Union address. But as I listened to President Obama, I looked at obstructionist leaders in Congress and I couldn’t help but get angry. It is past … Continue reading

Brown tells NAACP ‘Louisiana, We Have a Problem’

Tony Brown offered a laundry list of problematic situations and injustices that the citizens in the state have faced. More than 500 people gathered for this event that celebrate the NAACP’s 100 year anniversary. http://www.associatedcontent.comarticle/2236845/louisiana_we_have_a_problem.html

IamTroy.com Are you Troy, too?

For me, signing the petition is not a Troy-Davis-is-innocent-gesture, it is a please-execute-the-right-murderer plea. Officer MacPhail and his family deserve that much justice.