NAACP Reaffirms Support of Voting Rights Amendment Act

Interim NAACP President Lorraine C. Miller joins a tri-caucus group reaffirming unified support for the Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA).

NAACP Tributes the Life of Actress and Activist Ruby Dee

We celebrate the life of Ruby Dee--actor, author, director, producer and civil rights activist.

NAACP Urges Vote for Dorothy Parker to be Inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame

The NAACP urges the public to vote for Ms. Dorothy Parker to be inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

Arsenio Hall’s Mission To Purchase Franchise Helps A Good Cause

Arsenio Hall's mission to purchase the LA Clippers can also help the NAACP.

Taking A Stand for Voting Rights in 2014

Voting rights are under attack, the NAACP is standing up and taking action.

Economics Program Hosts Housing Forums for Homeownership Month

NAACP will host housing forums in select markets across the country for National Homeownership Month.

Renewed Call for Reparations

Ta-Nehisi Coates' recent piece in The Atlantic, stirs a renewed conversation about the case for reparations. Check out the NAACP's track on the long fight--and current call to action.

May 2014 Edition of The Angle: Our Twist on Economic Justice Issues

The May edition of The Angle: Our Twist on Economic Justice Issues has been released. The Angle is a monthly publication that provides an overview of the National Economic Department’s and NAACP units' work around key economic justice issues. It is distributed bimonthly to all 1,200 units.

NAACP Leadership 500 Summit 10th Anniversary Recap

The 10th annual NAACP Leadership 500 Summit was held in Naples, Florida, at the exquisite Waldorf Astoria Resort over the Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25, 2014. Amidst an alluring backdrop of the Gulf waters, attendees found the program inside even more intriguing.

Bringing Value, Voice and Passion to the Fight against HIV

The NAACP Health Program details their effort to address HIV in the community.

NAACP releases ‘Minnesota Just Energy Policies’ report

The NAACP Minnesota State Conference of Branches' Just Energy Policies Report was released. It assesses energy policy in the state through a civil rights lens.

NAACPConnect: 60 Years Post Brown vs. Board of Education

The Supreme Court rendered a decision on Brown v. Board of Education on May 17, 1954. Watch the NAACPConnect Google Hangout on Air with Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree and NAACP Assistant General Counsel Khyla Chraine as they discuss 60 years post the ruling.


The NAACP commenced the 2014 Daisy Bates Education Institute with the launch of the Grade Level Reading campaign with the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Coined "NAACP reads" the campaign will find ways to increase grade level reading for low income students, this summer and beyond.

Daisy Bates Education Institute

The 2014 Daisy Bates Education Institute convenes as the NAACP commemorates the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education. The list of speakers, agenda and information on watching it via the live stream are contained within this blog.

An Open Letter from Georgia:

As of last night, at the stroke of midnight, the clock of human progress turned back decades in Georgia. Extremists in Georgia have caused unfair, unjust and harmful consequences for regular everyday Georgians with the passage of HB 990, HB 772, HB 714 and SB 98.

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