Rise to the Moment of Truth Saturday, September 30, 2023

Tag: naacp

Benard Simelton Alabama News
Alabama NAACP condemns state legislature's anti-CRT bill; Claims it would ban teaching of slavery, 'real history' — 'We know what's happening on Florida'

The president of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP, Bernard Simelton, compared Alabama to Florida as he openly condemned the Alabama Legislature for its efforts to pass a law banning Critical Race Theory and other "divisive concepts" from the classroom.

Jefferson County Commission Photo from Jimmie Stephens Facebook page Alabama News
Jefferson County Commission to review gerrymandering lawsuit from NAACP — ‘What we did was to follow the law’

Jefferson County Commission president Jimmie Stephens told 1819 News on Monday that the JCC is reviewing a lawsuit filed against it by activist groups accusing it of racial gerrymandering.