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Democrats, Black Candidates Win Historic Victories on Election Night
November 16, 2017
Black Candidates Win Big on November 7 ... read more »
NAACP Set to Change Tax Status to Engage Politically
November 13, 2017
During a call with reporters, NAACP officials announced that the civil rights group will transition from a 501(c)(3) to a 501(c)(4) designation. ... read more »
NAACP Board Elects Mississippi’s Derrick Johnson President
October 26, 2017
He said the NAACP is working diligently toward the 2018 midterm elections and making sure to tackle voter registration and issues that have worked to deny African Americans the right to cast a ballot. ... read more »
Civil rights leaders, clergy support federal rules to crackdown on payday lending
October 19, 2017
Advocates must also remain watchful for any congressional actions that may be taken to preempt or undermine consumer protections. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kaylin Brown
September 21, 2017
Brown’s shot tied the Lion’s championship game against the Palisades Dolphins at 73 with seconds left in regulation. ... read more »
Former NAACP president asks school to rescind DeVos invite
September 14, 2017
Former NAACP president asks school to rescind DeVos invite ... read more »
NAACP Statement on Steve Bannon’s Removal from White House
August 21, 2017
White House Strategist and known white supremacist Steve Bannon from President Trump's administration. ... read more »
Legendary LA Business Leader Elbert Hudson Passes Away at 96
August 10, 2017
Elbert T. Hudson was a business Icon within the Los Angeles Black Community. ... read more »
NAACP Focuses on Millennials for Future Growth
August 10, 2017
As Derrick Johnson assumes the role of interim president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), leaders of the nation’s oldest Black civil rights organization say that young people must come first. ... read more »
To Fight the HIV Epidemic, We Need the Black Church
July 20, 2017
As someone whose faith is central to her life, I ask our shepherds-our faith leaders-in the African-American community to grasp this unique opportunity to have a significant, positive impact in the fight against HIV. ... read more »
NAACP asks for removal of Confederate statue from courthouse
July 20, 2017
A Tennessee chapter of the NAACP is urging officials to remove a statue of a Confederate general from in front of a county courthouse, echoing similar efforts throughout the South. ... read more »
Black teenager says California police wrongly roughed her up
July 20, 2017
A black woman contends she was confronted by police at gunpoint, punched in the mouth and bitten by a police dog after she was mistaken for a much larger bald man suspected of threatening people with a machete. ... read more »
Special Tribute to Dr. Ben Chavis & Family on the Passing of his Wife, Mrs. Martha R. Chavis
July 7, 2017
Martha Rivera Chavis, 53, the devoted wife of civil rights leader, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., died at home in Montclair, NJ at 3:00 AM July 7. ... read more »
Home of firebombed NAACP officer added to historic register
June 29, 2017
The Natchez home of Wharlest Jackson Sr. and his late wife, Exerlena, was added to the register June 6. ... read more »
North Carolina NAACP leader says he’ll stay for rest of term
June 29, 2017
The Rev. William Barber said Sunday he will remain president until his replacement is elected at the NAACP's convention. ... read more »
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