NAACP Senior Director of Economic Programs Dedrick Muhammad discusses President Obama's jobs creation plan and what it means for the African American community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The NAACP has partnered with Global Green USA in its "Green School Makeover" competition. Global Green will award one lucky K-12 school a $65,000 cash prize for an innovative green school project.
Rev. Bernice King has sent a letter to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles dated Saturday requesting clemency for Troy Davis.
Troy Davis' sister delivers a very special video message for NAACP members and supporters the day before Troy's hearing before the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole.
Many thanks to the hundreds of thousands of NAACP online activists for making this possible!On September 15th, Georgia State Conference President Edward Dubose led a delegation of representatives of the NAACP and other ally organizations to deliver more than 660,000 petitions in support of Clemency for Troy Davis.
The CNN correspondent looks into Troy's case, including interviews with jurors and witnesses who have since recanted.
As the smoke cleared and the dust began to settle, our country came together in a remarkable way.
Last night President Obama presented his plan to create jobs and grow our economy during a nationally televised address to both U.S. Houses of Congress. Now it’s your turn to learn more and hear details - join the White House this afternoon as it hosts its Jobs Update conference call.
Despite serious doubts as to his guilt and a lack of evidence, Troy Davis will be executed on September 21 if we don't interfere. As a sign of solidarity and a means of increasing awareness, we're encouraging supporters of justice everywhere to make Troy their Facebook pic and/or Twitter avatar through Troy's clemency hearing on September 19.
We are proud that the NAACP has been involved in the discussions and work that laid the groundwork for the historic initiatives announced tonight.
We’ve just received terrible news: the State of Georgia has set Troy Davis’ execution date for midnight on September 21, just two weeks from today.