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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.


NAACP Convention Focuses on Power, Justice, Freedom & The Vote

Excitement continues to grow as the NAACP heads toward its 99th Annual Convention, being held July 12-17 in Cincinnati, just months ahead of its centennial celebration.


99th Annual NAACP Convention — Resolutions Process

NAACP Resolutions Chairman gives an overview of the importance of the resolutions process and how it relates to the Annual Convention.


NAACP, ACLU concerned about tougher admission standards at NV universities

NAACP and American Civil Liberties Union officials have expressed concern over tougher admission standards at Nevada's two universities, citing a report that shows they have caused a drop in minority enrollment.


NAACP wants mandatory probe of NC police shootings

The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP said Thursday civil rights groups will push for a new law to force mandatory investigations of police shootings.


What Really Happened when the NAACP Selected a New CEO?

There has been so much mis-information about the NAACP's selection of a new CEO. It comes from pundits with an agenda, disappointed NAACP job-seekers, and from those who have never been supportive of the organization.


NAACP Develops New Civil Rights Leaders at Arizona Summit

The NAACP says leaders are not born, they're developed. And, that's what they were doing as more than 300 participants gathered for the 4th Annual NAACP Leadership 500 Summit at a posh resort near Scottsdale, AZ.


18th Annual NAACP Theater Awards Announced

The Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP held a press conference today announcing new and exciting details about the 18th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards, Black Theatre's premiere award show, and the 1st Annual Theatre Awards Festival, the weekend of June 27.


NAACP ACT-SO 30th Anniversary

Founded in 1978 by renowned author and journalist Vernon Jarrett, ACT-SO provides a forum through which African-American youth can demonstrate academic, artistic and scientific prowess and expertise.


Upcoming 99th Annual NAACP Convention

Excitement continues to grow as the NAACP heads toward its 99th Annual Convention, being held July 12-17 in Cincinnati, just months ahead of its centennial celebration.


NAACP plans to protest firing

The Easton branch of the civil rights organization is planning a rally Wednesday outside the former school district administration building at 811 Northampton St. in support of Monroe, whose one-year contract isn't being renewed.


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