NAACP Forward will guide our commitment to advancing civil rights through the present political climate and century ahead. In towns and cities nationwide, NAACP Forward will engage communities, members, supporters, partners and allies to confront the threats that citizens face each day, from voter suppression to income inequality to biased law enforcement.
NO HATE: NAACP Tackles Hate Crimes
Since the November election, bigotry has become mainstream: white supremacists march in the streets of Charlottesville, VA and sit in our nation’s highest offices without shame or lasting repercussion. Symbols of the Confederacy abound. As a result, we’ve witnessed a dramatic spike in hate crimes motivated by racism, sexism, xenophobia, and other intolerances.
It’s up to US to stop hate. Join our call to Congress to support the NO HATE Act of 2017.
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As the Deadline Looms for U.S. Report to the UN on Racial Discrimination, Du Bois’ “Appeal to the World” Remains Pertinent to the Contemporary Fight for Racial Equality
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), America’s largest and original legacy civil rights organization, has unanimously elected Derrick Johnson president & CEO, it was announced today. Johnson, 49, has served as interim president and CEO since July of this year.