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.

NAACP Partners with Organizations to Host National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing

The NAACP along with partnering organizations hosted one of many hearings on voting rights issues in our community.

NAACP Wins Trademark Infringement and Dilution Case

NAACP won a case in United States District Court protecting the name and trademarks, “NAACP" and "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.”

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.

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