Interim NAACP President Lorraine C. Miller joins a tri-caucus group reaffirming unified support for the Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA).
We celebrate the life of Ruby Dee--actor, author, director, producer and civil rights activist.
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 the LA Clippers can also help the NAACP.
Voting rights are under attack, the NAACP is standing up and taking action.
NAACP will host housing forums in select markets across the country for National Homeownership Month.
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.
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.
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.
The NAACP Health Program details their effort to address HIV in the community.
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.
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.
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 naacp.org live stream are contained within this blog.
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.