NAACP President to Join Dallas area Interfaith Leaders at Demonstration and Direct Action Training Against Killing of 15-Year Old by Police
Nation’s Oldest African American Greek-Lettered Fraternity Announce New Strategic Alliance and $20,000 Donation To The NAACP
NAACP will hold the 108th Annual Convention in Baltimore
Baltimore - the colorful, diverse city that is Maryland's largest city and economic hub, is known for its beautiful harbor; quirky, distinct neighborhoods; unique museums and the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital to the east and the University of Maryland Medical Center to the west. With the rich history the city boasts however, it's amazing that Baltimore hasn't been deemed one of America's greatest historical destinations.
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When the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded in 1909, there were a number of undeniably stark realities facing black Americans that the creation of the NAACP sought to overcome.
The NAACP was founded more than a century ago in response to the rampant and violent lynching of black Americans. Over the past 100 years, the black community and communities of color as a whole have experienced tremendous advancements.
The NAACP released the following statement regarding the DOJ's decision to promote the use of mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes.