Nobody had to die in the City College Underpass

March 15, 2021 The NAACP San Diego Branch is deeply saddened at the deaths and injuries that occurred this morning near City College, when a driver left the road and struck many unhoused human beings.We do not know for certain the reason the vehicle left the road. We do know for certain that none of […]

Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration

March 15, 2021 Dear Mayor Gloria, We are looking forward to working closely with you as you move San Diego to becoming a more prosperous city. There was a program run by other Mayors that could be used to help the economically disadvantaged in our fair city. The program gave a consistent $500.00 a month […]

March 18th Executive Committee Meeting

Our March 18th Executive Committee Meeting will be held online via Zoom. Zoom link: Executive Committee meetings are public meetings, and anyone may attend. Only Executive Committee members may participate, however. View interactive meeting packet Print/download entire packet

March 9th “High Risk” Traffic Stop

The San Diego Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has yet to receive a formal complaint about the March 9th traffic stop on Park Avenue where allegations have been made that an officer pointed his gun at an 8-year-old youth. We have, however, reviewed the bodycam video.  We share the […]

Promising Steps in La Mesa

March 6, 2021 Last May, we wrote of the arrest of Amaurie Johnson by then La Mesa Police Officer Matt Dages.  While Mr Johnson was released without charges, Matt Dages was fired and is facing a criminal prosecution for his actions.  Now, Dages is suing the City of La Mesa for reinstatement, back pay, and […]

April 14th Book Club: Black Political Organizations in the Post Civil Rights Era

Members’ Book Club Book of the Month: The April book club book is Black Political Organizations in the Post-Civil Rights Era by Ollie Johnson and Karin Stanford. We know a great deal about civil rights organizations during the 1960s, but relatively little about black political organizations since that decade. Questions of focus, accountability, structure, and […]

Akira’s Book Club

Let’s support Dr. Grace Carroll’s Akira’s Book Club by subscribing today. There is no cost to join. Here’s a message from Dr. Carroll: Akira’s Book Club and Wordsmith JR need your help. We are trying to get 600 more subscriptions to our Wordsmith J, LLC YouTube Channel. If we are successful we can get additional funding […]