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  • Helen Gurley Brown, Cosmopolitan
  • New York City, NYPD, marijuana, Darrius Kennedy
  • NAACP, Jackson State University, Michael Teasley
  • income gap, Economy
  • Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman
  • Mark O' Mara, George Zimmerman, Stand Your Ground, Trayvon Martin
  • jail, prison, California, racial disparities
  • affirmative action, University of Texas, the Obama Administration
  • Thomas Alton Caffall, gun violence, Texas A&M University

White President of NAACP Chapter at HBCU Found Dead

Forty-year-old Michael Teasley, a student at Jackson State University and the first white president of a NAACP chapter among historically black colleges and universities, was found dead in his apartment last week. He appeared to have died from natural causes.

(Photo: Courtesy of Jackson State University)