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A PROMISE for Our Children

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.


Private Prisons Profit from Prejudice

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.


A Threat to Justice Everywhere

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

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.


Video: Texas Southern Chapter of the NAACP Marches to the Polls on Election Day

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.


Vote As If Your Life Depends On It: Especially for US, It Does!

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.


Learn More about Medicare and the Affordable Care Act - Thursday, 11/4

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 Joins NAACP Get Out the Vote Efforts

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.


Get Out the Vote 101: How to Use the NAACP’s GOTV Portal

With so many important issues at stake, November's election is crucially important to the entire NAACP community.


NAACP Social Media Comment Guidelines

Guidelines for participating in NAACP online forums


New study shows pain of incarceration for black families

Hamedah Hasan, a devoted mother of three, fled a physically abusive relationship and sought shelter with her cousin. Hamedah's primary goal was to provide a safe living environment for herself and her three children.


Webinar- Help Uninsured Americans Gain Better Access to Prescription Medicines

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) invites you to participate in an informative webinar about ways in which you can help uninsured Americans gain better access to prescription medicines.


Charging for Public Defense? Democracy Pays the Price

The right to an attorney for people who are unable to pay for one is guaranteed by the 6th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and reinforced by the 1963 unanimous Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright. Or is it?


One Nation Working Together: Humanity In Action

This weekend One Nation Working Together--better known as the 10-2-10 movement — held its march on Washington.


Webinar to learn about Medicare and the new Health Care Law

The NAACP’s Health Department and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are partnering to offer a webinar.


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