Longtime U.S. civil rights campaigner Julian Bond dead at 75

World Aug 17, 2015

Longtime U.S. civil rights campaigner Julian Bond dead at 75

Julian Bond, a leading figure from the 1960s civil rights movement who served as chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People after a long career in politics, died Saturday, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75. Bond died ...

Spokane NAACP chief quits amid furor over her racial identity

World Jun 16, 2015

Spokane NAACP chief quits amid furor over her racial identity

The president of the NAACP's Spokane chapter resigned Monday amid a furor over racial identity that erupted when her parents came forward to say she has been posing as black for years when she is actually white. The announcement was posted on the civil rights ...