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Hurricane Ike NAACP Relief Efforts — Day 1 (Sept. 14)

"Its Katrina all over again"... When I received word last night that I was to fly to Texas in the morning to assist NAACP units with hurricane relief efforts I honestly questioned my reason for going.


The Start of Something Big

In the same place, at the same dais where President Abraham Lincoln and famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered inspiring remarks, the NAACP marked the 100th anniversary of the Springfield race riot in Illinois today.


NAACP Releases Presidential Candidates Civil Rights Questionnaire

The NAACP Presidential Candidates' Civil Rights Questionnaire 2008, which includes responses from both presumptive presidential candidates, Senators John McCain and Barack Obama is currently available on the NAACP website.


Excitement Builds As ACT-SO Participants Marc Through Magic Kingdom

The anticipation is building as ACT-SO students await tomorrow's awards ceremonies that will include presentations by noted TV & movie celebrities Tichina Arnold and Terry Crews.


Through Workshops ACT-SO Students Gain Knowledge, Experience, Confidence

Turning dreams into realities by taking a divine gift or inspiration and fully exploring [or even exploiting] life's opportunities is what ACT-SO is all about.


ACT- SO: A Magic All It’s Own

On planes and buses from communities large and small in all corners of the U.S. they came to the Magic Kingdom — to cast spells of excitement and opportunity all their own.


Walt Disney World Hosts NAACP ACT-SO 30th Anniversary, 7/30-8/3

The 30th Anniversary National ACT-SO Competition will prove to be unforgettable. We have a host of activities and events planned that will undoubtedly position ACT-SO at the top of your list of memorable experiences.


NAACP leader vows to push Confederate flag issue

The NAACP will step up its campaign against the flying of the Confederate battle flag on state grounds in South Carolina, said Dennis Courtland Hayes, interim president and CEO of the NAACP.


Live NAACP Convention Webcast

Beginning Sunday July 13, share in this year's NAACP Convention with the live and video on demand gavel-to-gavel webcast presented by AT&T.


Tell me more…

On July 14th and 16th, Barack Obama and John McCain will address the 99th Annual NAACP Convention at the Presidential Forum. This is the opportunity for the candidates to directly address the issues that are critical to our community.


NAACP puts spotlight on mortgage bias lawsuit

NAACP units across the country participated in a national "Day of Action' against discriminatory mortgage lending today by demanding that several of the nation's top lenders make amends for discriminating against African American borrowers and eliminate discriminatory polices and practices for good.


What’s on your mind?

Both Barack Obama and John McCain will be joining us for the Presidential Forum at this year's 99th Annual NAACP Convention in Cincinnati. You can tell Obama and McCain what's on your mind by answering the NAACP Critical Issues poll.


NAACP National Day of Action Against Mortgage Discrimination on July 2

The NAACP has designated July 2 as a National Day of Action against mortgage discrimination. The Day will be marked by events across the country, read more for a full list of cities.


NAACP To Review Md. Racial Profiling Allegations

A judge has ruled that the NAACP can review Maryland State Police documents that contain allegations of racial profiling.


NAACP Convention: 2008 Financial Empowerment Tour

The NAACP Financial Empowerment Tour is designed to educate, motivate and inspire minorities to choose lifestyle habits that will increase their personal wealth.


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