BET host Big Tigger held his 9th Annual Celebrity Weekend this past weekend in Washington, D.C. Tigger's weekend focus on raising awareness of HIV and AIDs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Each year, dedicated NAACP staff and volunteers monitor the businesses and the police to ensure that all tourists in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina are treated equally and fairly.
Last week, federal officials announced a decrease in our nation's jail population for the first time since 1982. This comes at a time when overall crime is down despite this being the worst economic recession in decades.
Michigan State Conference NAACP, United States Student Association Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan negotiated a settlement for a complaint against Terry Lynn Land, MI Secretary of State.
The NAACP in coalition with other civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit today challenging Arizona's new law requiring police to demand "papers" from people they stop who they suspect are not authorized to be in the U.S.
While Congress was pushing through the nation’s toughest financial regulatory reform bill in decades last week, nine men were charged with nearly 100 counts of scamming more than $2 million from up-front fees charged to families across the nation.
Benjamin Todd Jealous joined former U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige in Austin, TX to testify against proposed changes to state's education curriculum that would significantly alter the way civil rights history is told in Texas schoolbooks.
The BP Oil Drilling Disaster is yet another example of the string of adverse impacts, particularly on communities of color, of US over reliance on fossil fuels.
Public opinion is loaded with divisive rhetoric that suggests that undocumented immigrants are taking "black" jobs-low wage occupations in domestic, agricultural and other industries requiring manual labor.
On May 5, 2010 The NAACP announced plans to confront the ad industry's lack of diversity in employment. People of color make up just 2% of the workforce at ad agencies.
As one of its final items of business for the 2010 legislative session, the South Carolina House of Representatives this week passed a bill requiring photo identification to vote.
May 2010 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Life Membership Program. The goal of the campaign is to encourage members to pay out current life memberships, upgrade current membership levels and ultimately have 100,000 fully paid life members by the end of the 2010.