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August 31, 2014 | NPR · On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege by the Islamic State on the town of Amerli, where residents now have enough food and water for the first time in weeks.
 
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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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May 17, 2014 — Cornell William Brooks replaces Lorraine Miller, who has been serving as interim chief last since year. Brooks once ran for Congress and used to be a lawyer for the Justice Department and the FCC.
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Oct 22, 2013 — The nation's largest and oldest civil rights group makes the temporary appointment after Benjamin Jealous announced his resignation as president and CEO.
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Jul 16, 2013 — "It's time to question laws that senselessly expand the concept of self-defense and sow dangerous conflict in our neighborhoods," the attorney general said Tuesday. Such a law hovered over the trial of George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin.
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Jul 11, 2012 — The Republican presidential candidate's message to African-Americans is that his economic and education policies will "help hundreds of millions of middle class Americans of all races."
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Mar 9, 2012 — The NAACP hopes to apply international pressure to states with strict new voter ID laws.
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Mar 29, 2011 — The civil rights organization is seeing gays, Latinos and whites join its leadership ranks. Those new leaders say black members need not worry about issues of concern to African-Americans getting less emphasis.
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Dec 30, 2010 — The head of the NAACP says the Mississippi governor had "shown interest for a long time" in the case of the Scott sisters, who were sentenced to life for their role in an $11 armed robbery.
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Jul 22, 2010 — Host Michel Martin says the point of Sherrod's story is not just understanding your own truth, but also that of someone else.
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Jul 13, 2010 — The NAACP condemns racism in the Tea Party ranks.
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