In the wake of recent grand jury decisions in the killings of two unarmed black men by police, Swan has called for the creation of a new commission on police-community relations in Springfield.
The resurrected local chapter of the NAACP claims that open city positions have not been widely posted among minority communities.
The four candidates vying for the open District Attorney’s seat in Hampden County all agree the criminal justice system needs fixing.
Henriquez was convicted last month of holding down his then girlfriend and punching her in the chest when she wouldn’t have sex with him. Photos of the bruised body of Henriquez’ victim were available for representatives to view outside the House chamber.
The leader of the Greater Springfield NAACP says the group has reached out over and over again to Hard Rock Casino, but never heard back.
The head of the Springfield branch of the NAACP has come out against a proposed change to a city ordinance that would allow the current acting commissioner to lead the city’s fire department on a p
The Springfield Chapter of the NAACP says it has begun issuing what it calls a “toolkit for local clergy,” to help them protect their church properties in advance of the upcoming Presidential elect
The NAACP passed a resolution at a meeting of its board of directors over the weekend declaring its support for gay marriage.