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Mr. Mandela Laid to Rest in His Ancestral Home

Mr. Nelson Mandela was laid to rest in his ancestral home, Sunday in Qunu, South Africa. The funeral and accompanying ceremony marked the end of ten days of official observances in his honor. Check out the wrap up of the events and tributes from around the world.


NAACP Defends Clean Air and Pollution Controls in Court

The NAACP supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012 Mercury and Air Toxics Rule, joins with other organizations to defend in court.


Watch the NAACPConnect Affordable Care Act Google+ Hangout

NAACPConnect hosted an informational Google Hangout about the Affordable Care Act.


45th NAACP Image Awards Submissions Set New Record

The 45th NAACP Image Awards received an unprecedented amount of submissions this year.


NAACP and Demos Release Credit Card Debt Report

NAACP and Demos release study: Many African American middle class families rely on credit cards to make ends meet and invest in their future.


Start the Conversation in Observance of World AIDS Day

For the past 25 years, World AIDS Day has commemorated the lives of more than 35 million people who have died from the disease worldwide. Here in the United States, World AIDS Day raises awareness about the epidemic at home, where more than 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV.


NAACP Applauds Crack Down on Bank Payday Lending

NAACP acknowledges the government agencies' strides in economic justice.


NAACP Responds to Change of Rules in the US Senate

The NAACP addresses the new United States Senate rules that require a simple majority vote for judicial and executive appointments, avoiding filibuster.


December 31st is the Deadline for Spingarn Award Nominations

The Spingarn Medal is awarded annually for the highest achievement of an American of African descent. Deadline for the 99th Spingarn Medal is fast approaching.


NAACP Delegation Meets with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Address Gun Violence

NAACP Interim President and CEO, Lorraine Miller was a part of a delegation that met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to discuss ways to fight gun violence.


My Right, My Vote

Apply for the NAACP Youth and College Campus Voting Rights Advocacy Grant.


Moral Mondays Comes to Salisbury

We’re not going to settle for a legislature where people swear on the Bible to do one thing and then do something diametrically opposed to that. - North Carolina NAACP State Conference President William Barber


NAACP Econ Addresses Discrimination Against DBE’s in Washington State

Earlier this month, Senior Director of Economic Department, Dedrick Muhammad and NAACP Alaska Oregon and Washington Area State Conference (AOWASC) leadership held a press conference in Seattle, Washington to respond to findings that the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) failed to address racial discrimination.


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