While TV pundits and politicians continue to debate the existence of climate change, the impacts of the crisis continue to worsen, threatening the lives and livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people across the world.
The problem of global youth unemployment has reached historic heights. In 2009, unemployment for individuals between the ages of 16-24 increased by almost 7 million.
As we commemorated World AIDS Day on December 1st HIV continues to be a relentless burden to the African American community.
Today, December 1, 2010, is World Aids Day, a day of remembrance, awareness, and reverence. Across the nation there are exciting events taking place to commemorate today.
Let me be clear: My objection to the House censure of Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) is not about race or politics. It’s about fairness.
Last Friday, I sent a message to NAACP members and supporters to tell them about Gladys and Jaime Scott, two sisters who have been have been incarcerated in Mississippi for the last 16 years.
Since the 19th Century, African-American-owned banks have played a vital role in the economic development of our communities.
We all remember how important self-perception was when we were young. As we worked to shape our identity and learn from new experiences, our self-esteem could rise and fall faster than a 13-year old’s voice.
Arizona's controversial immigration law is actually a business model carefully crafted by private prisons rather than a law aiming to fix anything about America's broken immigration system.
Our Constitutional system of juries, appeals and pardons injects the spark of humanity into the life-or-death decisions that are passed down every day in our nation’s courts.
The NAACP’s Health Department is requesting proposal from our units for mini grants (up to $1000 per 7 units) for World Aids Day on Dec 1, 2010.
This year the Texas Southern NAACP Chapter, along with classmates, community members and local branch members marched to their local polling place to ensure their voice will be heard in this year’s mid-term election.
In response to the disturbing information crossing my desk about the disproportionate dumping of oiled waste from the BP Oil Drilling Disaster in communities of color, I called our friend at the EPA.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the NAACP invite you to join us on Thursday, November 4, 2010, for a webinar session to learn about Medicare and the Affordable Care Act.
Blair Underwood, award-winning actor from The New Adventures of Old Christine, L.A. Law, and numerous movies and television shows, has signed up to help the NAACP mobilize voters leading up to Election Day.