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NAACP Economic Department Accepting 2014 Financial Freedom Campaign Request for Proposals

The Economic Department is now accepting Request for Proposals from NAACP State Conference Units for its 4th Financial Freedom Campaign.


Making Equity Count in the Built Environment

The NAACP and Safe Routes to School National Partnership partners to advocate for safer environments for children.


Women’s History Month: Mrs. Roxborough

Mrs. Mildred B. Roxborough recounts the harrowing fight her family endured fighting for voting rights in 1930s Tennessee. The longest serving staff member at the NAACP, Mrs. Roxborough is an NAACP treasure and our Association historian. We'll be sharing oral history segments from Mrs. Roxborough throughout the year--including her stories of organizing with Medgar Evers.


March 2014 Edition of the Angle: Our Twist on Economic Justice Issues

The Angle is a bimonthly publication that provides an overview of the National Economic Department’s work around key Economic Justice issues.


US Undergoes International Review on Human Rights at the UN

The United States government faced a second day of scrutiny about its human rights record before the United Nations Human Rights Committee.


45th NAACP Image Awards Takes Over Social Media

The 45th NAACP Image Awards celebrated some of the world's most talented artists Feb. 22. Many celebrities shared their experience on social media during the event.


How Post Offices Can Provide an Alternative to Payday Lending

Expanding selective financial services through our postal offices can more conveniently provide lower-cost financial products to many Americans, particularly the under-banked and unbanked.


The Oscars and Diversity

This Sunday's live broadcast of the Oscars will include some of the most diverse nominees--including some NAACP Image Awards winners.


NAACP Advocates with Poultry Workers Against Harmful USDA Rule

The USDA has a new rule for poultry plants, increasing processing line speeds, which will be harmful to poultry workers.


NAACPConnect Presents: History is Now-Arts and Activism Hangout

The 45th NAACP Image Awards will be presented February 22 and to promote the show and its nominees, we will discuss the responsibility of celebrity influencers to support and engage in philanthropic efforts outside of their work. Current and past Image Award nominees and previous winners will be invited to discuss their successful philanthropic work and activism.


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