The 20-year-old University of Miami Hurricanes safety has since been suspended from all team activities.
Michelle Leete told Newsweek the message was not directly toward people against critical race theory but rather those ideals.
Michelle Leete was seen in a widely shared video recorded Thursday in which she told "STOP CRT" counter-protesters that any parent in the district who opposes critical race theory is "anti-diversity" and "anti-children."
Video of the speech has stirred backlash online. Education activist Asra Nomani said, "It was shocking that anyone would cheer and applaud a call to violence."
The disagreement was first sparked earlier this month, after BLM Utah posted a statement to social media on the Fourth of July calling the American flag a "symbol of hatred" and stating that those who fly it are "racist."
Police tested the nooses for evidence of the responsible party. The worksite's general contractor has also offered a $5,000 reward for the identity of the noose-hanger.
"I'm not sure why [former U.S. Attorney General Eric] Holder pre-cleared the Republican redistricting plans back in 2010," Ben Jealous said Friday.
Woodson said he hopes that white people will push back against efforts by today's civil rights activists and the NAACP.
The Orange County chapter of the NAACP released a statement Saturday clarifying that it is not involved in the upcoming counter-protest in Huntington Beach, California.
The NAACP's CEO said the network's personalities "routinely attack Black Lives Matter and downplay the existence of systemic racism and police brutality."
Death penalty disproportionately affects the African-American community and those suffering from mental illnesses, or a history of childhood abuse, figures show.
The Reverend James Woodall accused the GOP secretary of state of attempting to disenfranchise thousands of eligible voters throughout Georgia.
The civil rights organization accused the Trump campaign and Republican National Convention of violating the Ku Klux Klan Act in their election lawsuits.
Several prominent civil rights leaders are urging President-elect Joe Biden to nominate a Black person to be his attorney general, citing pressing issues like voting rights, police violence and prison concerns that disproportionately have affected the Black community.
Despite being best known for refusing to give up her seat on an Alabama bus, Rosa Parks made numerous contributions to the Civil Rights movement and other political causes throughout her life.
A new suit alleged that the Trump campaign sought to disenfranchise Black voters by pressuring local officials not to certify election results in Detroit.
Portland's NAACP president Rev. E.D. Mondainé said protests in the Oregon city would continue until "unapologetic and deliberate actions" are taken to begin to "root out systemic racism."
"There's no such thing as BLUE LIVES. Stop comparing your JOB with my LIFE. Your CAREER is a choice, my BLACKNESS isn't," said Bishop Talbert Swan, president of a local NAACP chapter in Massachusetts.
The refusal to break ties with a chapter led by a Nation of Islam supporter has put the venerable civil rights organization's allies in a dificult position.
One of the children was 9 years old.
The lawsuit says the education secretary diverted $13.2 billion in coronavirus funds from economically disadvantaged public schools to K-12 private schools.
"White people make up just 8% of the world's population, so if you flood all-white majority countries with nonwhites you eliminate white children forever," the racist Facebook ad said.
An estimated 15.5 percent of U.S. law enforcement officers are Black, but Black Americans are still six times more likely than white Americans to end up in prison.
"If, in fact, there are ways to get direct payments for reparations, I want to see it," Joe Biden said Thursday
"We want to use our privilege and platform to be an ally," the couple said in a statement.
"We are confident that any investigation will ultimately show that our office acted appropriately under the circumstance," Glynn County District Attorney Jackie Johnson said.
Protestors demand the resignation of two district attorneys, Jackie Johnson and George Barnhill, after they recused themselves from the Ahmaud Arbery investigation.
A customer at the restaurant in Evansville, Indiana, asked to be served by a white staff member in an alleged racist incident that Olive Garden is investigating.
The White House lawyer provided Betsy DeVos with legal justification for ignoring a 2018 court order, prompting a judge to hold the Education Secretary in contempt of court last month.
NAACP leaders postponed the North Carolina chapter elections after candidate Curtis Gatewood was accused of sexual misconduct.