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.

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”

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