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NAACP Econ Continues to Promote Diversity in Financial Sector

As part of our ongoing efforts to promote diversity in the workforce, NAACP Econ participated in a two-day summit with the Greenlining Institute and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


NAACP to Testify Before Congress and Hold Rallies to Protect Voting Rights

On Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m., the NAACP Georgia State Conference President Dr. Francys Johnson will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.


Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference to Address Climate Justice

This week, the Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference will convene in Jackson, Mississippi to highlight the accomplishments of those who worked to change the politically segregated Mississippi and to discuss how to continue the struggle towards Mississippi reaching its full potential.


NAACP ACT-SO Readies for Vegas Competition and Awards Show

NAACP ACT-SO is set for Vegas, July 17-20 with some of America's greatest young minds and talent.


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.


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