Former Missouri State Employee wins $2 million in an employment discrimination lawsuit

Former Missouri state employee, Eric Qualls, was awarded $2 million by a Cole County Jury after filing a discrimination case against the Missouri House of Representatives. Back in 2017, Qualls was a researcher for the House and claimed that his supervisors in the chamber did not care to accommodate him and his medical disability.    … Continued

2017 Empower Missouri Annual Dinner

Honored Guests/Speakers Rod Chapel President, State Conference of the NAACP Justin Carver District Public Defender   Topic: Injustice within the Jury System Thursday, August 31, 2017 Quinn Chapel AME Church 415 Lafayette St Jefferson City, MO 65101 6PM to 9PM Dinner provided by the Blue Skillet Purchase Tickets: $25

Missouri NAACP Issues Travel Warning

Rod Chapel’s Life Experiences Spark NAACP Leadership Roles

Rod Chapel remembers it like it was yesterday — a conversation with his father, a small contractor. “He talked about having to hire a lawyer and we were going to go to court,” Chapel recalled. “And I said, ‘OK. And we’re going to win?’ “And he said, ‘We’ll have to wait for the judge, or … Continued

You matter and we are here to protect ​your rights!​

Terrible things happen in the world every day. Many times people don’t fully comprehend what’s happening when it happens. For example if a semi crashes into your car you may know that your arm hurts or that you’re foot is injured, but you may not be aware of the full extent of those injuries for … Continued