On Thursday, December 30th, NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous met with Mississippi Governor Hailey Barbour to discuss the release of Gladys and Jamie Scott.
Twelve days ago a group of men located in different cities around Georgia began a massive, coordinated, peaceful protest in support of justice and human rights.
Last week, after struggling for four years to clear his name, John White was released from prison and reunited with his family — just in time for Christmas.
Some say that time heals all wounds. Some also seem to believe that the passage of time means that you can rewrite history as well.
More than 200 educators, students and community activists from across the country united together in Raleigh, North Carolina for the NAACP Daisy Bates Education Summit on December 3-5.
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.