WATCH VIDEO Spartanburg, SC June, 8th 2015- The Spartanburg NAACP thanks the Spartanburg City Council for requring money be set aside for police body cameras. City Council has asked city staff to provide a budget that includes money to buy body cameras for all first responder police officer (85 officers).
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) – Governor Nikki Haley now has a bill on her desk that takes the first step in equipping all South Carolina police agencies with body cameras. The measure passed Thursday gives departments about a year to create body camera policies, addressing which officers will wear them,
To the Spartanburg Community, City Council, and City Law Enforcement, Spartanburg, SC, June 4th, 2015 – The Spartanburg Branch of the NAACP Applauds Police Chief Alonzo Thompson’s request for body cameras on all Spartanburg Police Officers. We encourage the Spartanburg City Council to grant his request in full. While we
Columbia, SC May 26th, 2015- The Spartanburg Branch of the NAACP dialogued with L. W. Conder Elementary School students for Career Day. President Monier Abusaft spoke about the legal profession and what is required to become an attorney.
Spartanburg, SC, May, 26, 2015- Author and Pulitzer-Prize winning photo editor Alysia Steele will be presenting her book, “Delta Jewels” at the Hub City Bookstore on Thursday May 28, 2015 from 6-8pm. Her book is a collection of stories from Mothers of the Church in the Mississippi Delta. The inspiration
Spartanburg, SC- The Spartanburg Branch of the NAACP hosted a small group discussion with Dr. Ben Carson. Invitees included leaders of the Spartanburg NAACP Branches, Urban league of the Upstate, and the Black Business community. Topics of discussion included mass incarceration, economic development, and Dr. Carson’s opportunity agenda. We thank
Spartanburg, SC April 17-18, 2015- The Spartanburg Branch of the NAACP sponsored “Pit UP or Shut BBQ” in the 3rd Annual Hub City Hog Fest BBQ competition. The Branch served BBQ to festival goers and had a great time with the community. All the proceeds from the festival went to
Saturday April 11th, 2015 at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, the Spartanburg NAACP held a cookout for the community. The Branch served hotdogs, hamburgers, ribs, coleslaw, and potato salad. The Cookout served as an opportunity for the Branch to fellowship with the community and prepare for the upcoming Hub City Hog