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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.


Confronting the Fiscal Cliff

The looming fiscal cliff crisis threatens to hit middle-class families hard. On January 1st, your taxes could go up by $2,200 or more.


World AIDS Day: “The Significant Impact of HIV/AIDS on Young, Black Americans”

HIV continues to be a relentless burden to the African American community. On this 24th annual World AIDS Day, the NAACP Health Department reaffirms the disproportionate effect of HIV/AIDS on Black Americans


Ana Aponte-Curtis Elected Chair of NCBMP

Ana Aponte-Curtis, Vice President of the NAACP Events Planning department, was elected Chair of the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners on November 30, 2012.


What Happens When Sisters Go Green?

The sooner we address the issue of air pollution caused by incinerators and coal-fired plants the closer we’ll get to making real progress on global warming.


Clean Air: A Civil and Human Right

Clean air is a civil and human right.


NAACP Hollywood Bureau—Diversity and the American Dream

Vic Bulluck spoke at the FOX Seizing Opportunity Forum: “New Consumerism in a Global Marketplace”


NAACP Connect Host Gateway to Leadership Internship Program Webinar Today!

Today, Tuesday, November 27 learn and ask questions about how you can land a paid summer internship through the Gateway to Leaderhip Program. Administrators and former interns will discuss this exciting opportunity designed to expose African American college students to careers in the financial services industry.


“Coal Blooded” Creates A New Dialogue

Coal Blooded: Putting Profits Before People studies 378 coal-fired plants and how these plants affect low-income communities and communities of color.


NAACP Battleground Poll Results

Read the results of the African-American voter data from the 2012 General Election.


The $25 Billion Attorneys General Settlement-How Much Will Reach Your Community?

Charles Lowery, NAACP Director of Fair Lending, breaks down the $25 Billion in relief that could be provided to distressed borrowers and how much will reach your community.


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