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Beverly Hills NAACP Joins Hollywood Stars to Stamp Out Bullying

The Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP and entertainment stars kicked off the "Stop the Bullying" campaign aimed at curbing bullying in local schools.


Chairman Emeritus Bond, American University Students Talk Civil Rights

The American Forum's Jane Hall recently sat down with NAACP Chairman Emeritus and civil rights leader Julian Bond for a student town hall at American University to discuss numerous issues in connection with the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication.


Why the NAACP’s Robert Rooks is against the Death Penalty

NAACP Criminal Justice Director Robert Rooks sat down with The Loop 21 to explain why he opposes the death penalty.


A Legacy to Honor, A Dream to Achieve

As our nation prepares to dedicate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial on the National Mall, we cannot help but reflect on the legacy he left behind, the faith he had in the next generation, and the dream that we must still strive to achieve.


Why We Need More Black Online Organizers

As we move forward in building movements and the power needed to win, black organizers must continue to innovate.


Financial Freedom Campaign Launches Satellite Program

On the weekend of September 23rd through the 25th, the NAACP’s Economic Department officially launched its Financial Freedom Campaign via its “Train the Trainers” training. Over the course of the three days, representatives from the 21 micro-grant satellite units met to engage in constructive dialog; learn best practices and were connected to valuable resources. These three components were provided to assist them with their own financial education/literacy workshops that they will be implementing over the course of the next year.


NAACP Nine Point Homeownership Reforms

The NAACP proposes nine measures that will help resolve the current housing and foreclosure crisis and will assist in charting a future for housing in America in which the majority of all American communities regardless of race or ethnicity will be able to become homeowners.


What is Spingarn, Alex!

On Thursday, October 6th, the NAACP and the popular TV game show Jeopardy crossed paths. Here's how it all happened.


Watch Live: A Celebration of Troy Davis’ Life

Watch the livestream of Troy Davis' funeral services beginning 11 am on Saturday, October 1


Troy Anthony Davis’ Last Words

"For those about to take my life, God have mercy on your souls. And may God bless your souls."


The World Will Remember Troy’s Name

Troy's execution, the exceptional unfairness of it, will only hasten the end of the death penalty in the United States.


The Legacy of Troy Davis

Troy Davis' sister Kim and nephew De'Jaun offer words from Troy and gratitude to the millions who stood behind them in a global pursuit of justice.


Howard Students Take to White House as Clock Ticks for Troy Davis

The Howard University NAACP and hundreds of other young activists in the DC area took their concerns for Troy Davis to the highest authority in the land -- the White House.


Troy Davis Will Refuse His Last Meal

This morning, our worst fears came true. Despite widespread doubt, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles upheld the decision to execute Troy Davis this Wednesday. Still, Troy has refused to have a “last meal" - he has faith his life will be spared.


Troy Davis Denied Clemency by GA Parole Board

Despite overwhelming evidence pointing to his innocence -- evidence that prompter more than a million Americans to write in support of clemency -- Troy Davis' execution is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21. Here's what we're asking you to do.


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