This week, the New York City Council voted to override Mayor Bloomberg's veto of the Community Safety Act. NAACP President Ben Jealous considers this a victory, and a step in the right direction toward ending racial profiling.
50 years after the March on Washington, African Americans have experienced substantive civil rights gains but also have experienced major setbacks.
The NAACP Economic Department is proud to announce the winners of the 1st annual NAACP Financial Freedom Month Contest! The contest advances the NAACP’s mission to promote equal economic opportunity through organizing and activism.
I recently represented the NAACP and its rich history in His Dream, Our Stories, an incredible multimedia project by Comcast and NBCUniversal commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement.
NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock delivered remarks at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, August 24. Read the remarks here.
NAACP President Ben Jealous delivered remarks at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, August 24. Read the remarks here.
Million Hoodies and New York NAACP are teaming up together to "Get On The Bus" to the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington on Saturday, August 24th.
This week's webinar, Facebook 101 will discuss the benefits of branches using Facebook Fan Pages instead of personal profile pages.
Civil rights giant, William “Bill” Lynch passed away last week at the age of 72. The NAACP lost a friend, advocate, mentor, NAACP Life member, and brother—better known to friends and family as the “Rumpled Genius.”
We already knew this to be a moral certainty, but now a federal court agrees: New York's controversial Stop and Frisk policy is a violation of our constitutional rights.
This week’s webinar is Twitter 101—the topic will be “How to Use Twitter Effectively for Your Unit.” The webinar will highlight best practices for organizers using Twitter.
In this week's webinar, Lauren Wilson will talk about the basics of blogging and how it can be used to position your branch as a thought leader in your community.
Change doesn't happen by mere idealism, but rather with the concerted effort of others. HIV has become an epidemic impacting the Black community in increasingly disproportionate numbers. The need for responding to this issue has reached the level of urgency.
Senior Voting Rights Director Jotaka Eaddy joins civil rights leaders to discuss the burgeoning new movement inspired by the Trayvon Martin case.
This week, Lauren Wilson will host a webinar about Mobile Messaging, a great tool that can help your branch reach people who do not have immediate access to the internet.