NAACP http://kcur.org en Former NAACP Chair On The Continuing Struggle Of Civil Rights http://kcur.org/post/former-naacp-chair-continuing-struggle-civil-rights <p></p><p>Former NAACP national chair Julian Bond was part of the original Civil Rights Movement of&nbsp;the 1960s.</p><p>In the second part of Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk with him about&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">his involvement in civil rights and how it’s still relevant in today’s climate. We also get </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">his impressions of Obama’s presidency.&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guest:</span></strong></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:34:15 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 49684 at http://kcur.org Former NAACP Chair On The Continuing Struggle Of Civil Rights Fallout From The NAACP's Tea Party Resolution http://kcur.org/post/fallout-naacps-tea-party-resolution <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7ddf9d3512-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7ddf9d3512-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7ddf9d3512-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-913575.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Last week, NAACP delegates debated and voted on a resolution calling the Tea Party movement to repudiate "racist elements." But convention attendees seemed to disagree on whether the issue should be the Tea Party's central agenda, or just fringe members.</p> Mon, 19 Jul 2010 17:42:02 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross & Susan B. Wilson 6849 at http://kcur.org Fallout From The NAACP's Tea Party Resolution Civil Rights Leaders Downplay NAACP Tea Party Resolution http://kcur.org/post/civil-rights-leaders-downplay-naacp-tea-party-resolution <p>Kansas City, MO – At the NAACP convention yesterday, Reverends Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson tried to shift the conversation away from alleged racism in the Tea Party movement.</p> Wed, 14 Jul 2010 23:48:09 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 6832 at http://kcur.org Civil Rights Leaders Downplay NAACP Tea Party Resolution Unemployment Rates Soar For African Americans http://kcur.org/post/unemployment-rates-soar-african-americans <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7ddf9d1b47-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7ddf9d1b47-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7ddf9d1b47-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912908.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – The NAACP wraps up its national convention in Bartle Hall today. The group's resolution condemning racism in the Tea Party movement on Tuesday drew widespread attention. But one of the most pressing issues discussed at the convention hasn't generated as many headlines.</p> Wed, 14 Jul 2010 14:31:16 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 6833 at http://kcur.org Unemployment Rates Soar For African Americans NAACP Condemns Racism In Tea Party Movement http://kcur.org/post/naacp-condemns-racism-tea-party-movement <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7ddf9cf51b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7ddf9cf51b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7ddf9cf51b-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912733.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Meeting in downtown Kansas City today, NAACP delegates passed a resolution to condemn racism in the Tea Party movement.</p> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 14:16:49 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 6826 at http://kcur.org First Lady Brings Health Campaign To Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/first-lady-brings-health-campaign-kansas-city <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7ddf9cde8f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7ddf9cde8f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7ddf9cde8f-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912387.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – First Lady Michelle Obama brought her campaign to combat childhood obesity to Kansas City today. She delivered the keynote address at the national NAACP convention, which is in town this week.</p> Mon, 12 Jul 2010 23:43:01 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 6821 at http://kcur.org First Lady Brings Health Campaign To Kansas City Is The NAACP Still Relevant Today? http://kcur.org/post/naacp-still-relevant-today <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7ddf9cc2d5-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7ddf9cc2d5-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7ddf9cc2d5-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912319.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – We ask Kansas Citians if organizations like the NAACP still need to exist.</p> Mon, 12 Jul 2010 20:12:33 +0000 6818 at http://kcur.org Is The NAACP Still Relevant Today? 'Let's Move!': First Lady Michelle Obama Addresses NAACP Convention http://kcur.org/post/lets-move-first-lady-michelle-obama-addresses-naacp-convention <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7ddf9ca8bd-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7ddf9ca8bd-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7ddf9ca8bd-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912283.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a speech to delegates at the 101st NAACP national convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The NAACP is the nation's oldest civil rights organization. Mrs. Obama discussed strategies to address the childhood obesity epidemic and her campaign against childhood obesity, Let's Move!</p> Mon, 12 Jul 2010 13:47:58 +0000 Steve Kraske 6816 at http://kcur.org 'Let's Move!': First Lady Michelle Obama Addresses NAACP Convention