I am really getting tired of hearing and reading about the importance of the youth vote in this year's election. I am also tired of hearing that young people are the leaders of the future.
Picture this: You've been "church shopping" in a new city and find a church that seems promising. It's well attended, the people are friendly and welcoming, there are ministries that speak to your needs and those of your family, but one thing bothers you.
"Leadership By Design: Ensuring Our Legacy" is the theme of the 4th Annual NAACP Leadership 500 Summit, being held at the Phoenician Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona May 22-25.
Find out more about the 98th Annual NAACP Convention, themed "Power, Justice, Freedom, Vote!"
The NAACP has declared a State of Emergency in response to the rising level of violence against African Americans as well as countless other dehumanizing attacks.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is five years old - old enough, it is believed, to have a history; and I, who am perhaps, its first member, have been chosen as the person to recite it.
Last December, the nation's largest civil rights organizations, along with several community-based and consumer advocacy groups, came together for the "Save Our Homes: Restructure Loans, Not Repossess Homes" rally.
The NAACP today released its 2008 Presidential Candidates Civil Rights Questionnaire on February 1 highlighting the presidential candidates' positions on essential civil rights priorities facing our nation.