One of the highlights of the 2010 Region III Civil Rights Advocacy Training Institute was the launch of the “Stop the Funerals,” /Stop the Violence,” campaign.
On Wednesday, September 29 NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to talk about the state of education and this weekend's One Nation Working Together rally in Washington, DC.
Historically Black College and Universities from the five Gulf Coast States convened at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, to discuss the engagement of HBCUs in planning and executing a research agenda on the oil drilling disaster, as well as ongoing sustainability in the Gulf region.
For nearly two years, the loudest and most insistent voices in American politics have been on the extreme right.
The NAACP has partnered with America’s Great Outdoors initiative to tell President Obama what needs to be on his conservation and recreation agenda.
This week, it was revealed that critical errors made by Jeffrey Stephan, the leader of an Ally Financial may have caused people in as many as 23 states to be "illegally driven" from their homes.
The NAACP is proud to announce that today is the six month anniversary of President Barack Obama’s passing of the Affordable Care Act.
The United States Conference on AIDS is the foremost forum on domestic HIV/AIDS issues.
Because of your support and hard work, today President Barack Obama issued the Presidential Proclamation, proclaiming September 2010 as National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
Benjamin Todd Jealous requested a pardon from Governor Haley Barbour Tuesday for two sisters incarcerated since 1994 despite troubling questions regarding the accuracy of witness testimony.
One of the "fathers of Environmental Justice" and NAACP member Dr. Robert D. Bullard sent the Climate Justice team an interesting article on an ABC news story entitled Gulf Waste Heads to Landfills, Some With Problems.
In recognition of September being deemed National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, I am currently in South Central Los Angeles at the University Southern California attending “Childhood Obesity: A Call to Action”.
Last weekend marked the 47th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, and Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech.”
Yesterday the EPA hosted the first of a series of Coal Ash Hearings in Arlington, VA with the aim of getting feedback on the proposed “Coal Combustion Rule.”
Ms. Sadie is an African-American woman who was born and raised in Pointe a la Hache in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. When Hurricane Katrina struck five years ago she lost the only home she had ever known.