NAACP Board Backs Gay Marriage


When President Obama spoke out in favor of same-sex marriage, some worried what effect this would have among his black supporters — particularly in terms of the traditionally conservative black church. But a recent poll showed a significant

By GREG SMITH The Norwich branch of the NAACP is lending a helping hand to the Norwich Police Department in its continuing quest to better diversify the department, NAACP officials said. NAACP President Jacqueline Owens, who recently recognized two

(The Blaze/AP) — The NAACP, an African-American civil rights organization, passed a resolution on Saturday endorsing same-sex marriage as a civil right and opposing any efforts "to codify discrimination or hatred into the

By GREG SMITH The Norwich branch of the NAACP is lending a helping hand to the Norwich Police Department in its continuing quest to better diversify the department, NAACP officials said. NAACP President Jacqueline Owens, who recently recognized two

"The mission of the NAACP has always been to ensure political, social and economic equality of all people," Roslyn M. Brock, chairman of the NAACP's board of directors, said in a statement. She added: "We have and will oppose efforts to codify

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