The Road to Restoration

Felony disenfranchisement puts this nation on the wrong side of democracy.

Governor Martin O’Malley Introduces the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act

Maryland Governor Martin O' Malley held a press conference at the Maryland State House to introduce the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013.

Diversity Job Fair and Financial Advocacy and Community Tour to Minneapolis

To help meet our communities’ demand for jobs, economic resources and financial literacy, the NAACP will host a Diversity Job Fair along with a Financial Advocacy and Community Tour (F.A.C.T.) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Employers as well as non-profits and financial institutions will be in attendance and available to connect you with opportunities for building your economic security.

We Must Act Now

The NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice department attended a "pray-in" for climate with several organizations, including Interfaith Moral Action on Climate.

How Do We Cultivate Media Ownership?

New FCC rules can shrink African-American ownership of television and radio stations across the country.

Filibuster Reform

For too many years, senators have been using a more problematic version of the filibuster rule – a procedural tool meant to ensure the minority party could extend debate on a piece of legislation to obstruct Congress, create gridlock, and paralyze progress. We think it’s time to end this destructive practice.

Urge Your Senator to Resolve the Fiscal Cliff

On January 2, 2013, the United States will be faced with the "fiscal cliff." In this scenario, there will be spending cuts of about $109 billion per year, resulting in almost every federal program facing a reduction in its budget.

A Step Towards Abolishing the Maryland Death Penalty

This morning, NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous and Maryland NAACP State Conference President Gerald Stansbury met with Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley at the Maryland State House to discuss the future of the death penalty in Maryland.

Faith Leaders Call for an End to the Fiscal Cliff Crisis

Heads of diverse denominations and organizations from the NAACP Summit of Faith Leaders, join the NAACP in calling for the resolution of the fiscal cliff crisis.

December 2012 Edition of The Angle: Our Twist on Economic Justice Issues

The December 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 work around key Economic Justice issues. It is distributed the 15th of every month to all 1,200 units. It is unique in that it captures the Economic Department’s most up-to-date information in a fun and colorful way!

Michigan So-Called Right to Work Legislation Passes

Last Thursday, Michigan legislators passed one of the most anti-worker pieces of legislation the state has ever seen — a so-called Right to Work bill. It jeopardizes the livelihoods of working families throughout the state, particularly families of color. Today Governor Rick Snyder signed the bill into law.

Governor O’Malley Must Work to Repeal the Death Penalty in MD

Call Governor O'Malley and ask him to put pressure on Senator Miller to bring this important repeal vote to the floor. Call 1-800-811-8336 today.

NAACP Releases Opportunity and Diversity Report Card: Hotel & Resort Industry

On Friday, November 30th, the NAACP released the “Opportunity and Diversity Report Card: Hotel and Resort Industry” at a press conference in Atlanta, GA. NAACP President & CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous; Sr. Director of NAACP Economic Programs, Dedrick Muhammad, Richard Lee Snow, and other NAACP and National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners leadership were all in attendance.

Local NAACP Leader Meets with VP Joe Biden

Mossi Tull, NAACP District of Columbia Second VP, explains how going off the "fiscal cliff" will hurt his middle class family.

Finding Our Way Back to First: Reclaiming World Leadership By Educating All America’s Children

The NAACP addresses educational challenges of the 21st century, and devises a plan to reclaim world leadership through educating all America's children.

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