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Confederate flag debate

NAACP identifies Brittany Ann Newsome, who removed Confederate flag from pole, as a Black Lives Matter activist: 'As well as supporting the permanent removal of the flag legislatively, we commend the courage and moral impulse of Ms. Newsome as she stands for justice like many NAACP activists including Henry David Thoreau, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and numerous Americans who have engaged in civil disobedience' - @ABCNews4

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Confederate flag debate

Report: Louisville, Ky., NAACP branch to ask Kentucky State Fair not to allow confederate flag dealers - @ConnieLeonard

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

Kentucky gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin to donate $500 to the Warren County NAACP scholarship fund, the amount he got from white supremacist Earl Holt in 2013 - @TheoKeith

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American Civil War

Rev. Joe Darby of NAACP: 'This is a good day because the Civil War began in Charleston, SC, and we want the Civil War to end in Charleston, SC' - @brindge

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Confederate flag debate

Reverend Joe Darby of NAACP says move to remove flag at South Carolina capital happened 16 years ago, got it halfway down - @policereporter

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

NAACP president Cornell Brooks on reports shooting suspect Dylann Roof had made racist comments in past: 'A little bit of racism is a dangerous thing'

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

NAACP President Cornell Brooks says Charleston shooting 'was an act of racial terrorism and must be treated as such' - @postandcourier

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

NAACP president calls for removal of Confederate flag from state capitol building in Columbia, SC

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

Photo: NAACP President Rev. Cornell Brooks speaks in Charleston in the wake of Wednesday's deadly church shooting - @SarahBlakeWBTV

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

NAACP National President Cornell Brooks in Charleston: 'This is a crime perpetuated against us and we are all as such victims'

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

Official NAACP statement on Charleston shooting: 'The NAACP was founded to fight against racial hatred and we are outraged that 106 years later, we are faced today with another mass hate crime. Our heartfelt prayers and soul-deep condolences go out to the families and community of the victims at Charleston's historic Emanuel AME Church ... The NAACP South Carolina State Conference and Charleston Branch have been working on the ground-with police and the community to bring this case to a close. We remain vigilant while the local police and FBI investigate this hate crime and bring the shooter to justice'

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks on Charleston, SC, church shooting: 'There is no greater coward than a criminal who enters a house of God and slaughters innocent people engaged in the study of scripture. Today I mourn as an AME minister, as a student and teacher of scripture, as well as a member of the NAACP' - statement via @NAACP

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William Barber II

Video: NAACP's Rev. William Barber among those arrested at North Carolina General Assembly during rally - @steveswncn

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North Carolina, US

RT @DerekRowles: #BreakingNews - NC #NAACP President Rev. William Barber being arrested at the NC General Assembly while rallying for votin… - @ABC11_WTVD

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

At press conference in Austin, Texas, NAACP announces plan for 860-mile march for justice this summer - @stringwire

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Rachel Dolezal

Former NAACP chapter president Rachel Dolezal breaks silence, saying 'I identify as black'

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Rachel Dolezal controversy

Photo: Former Spokane, Wash., NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal on set of 'Today' this morning before 1st interview - @LexiNBC

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Rachel Dolezal controversy

Rachel Dolezal, on working for NAACP as a white woman: 'I havent had the opportunity to experience that in those shoes'

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Rachel Dolezal controversy

Former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal breaks her silence on 'Today,' says 'I identify as black' - @TODAYshow

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Rachel Dolezal controversy

Statement: Rachel Dolezal steps down as president of Spokane, Wash., NAACP - @SpokaneNAACP

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