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Making Equity Count in the Built Environment

The NAACP and Safe Routes to School National Partnership partners to advocate for safer environments for children.


Women’s History Month: Mrs. Roxborough

Mrs. Mildred B. Roxborough recounts the harrowing fight her family endured fighting for voting rights in 1930s Tennessee. The longest serving staff member at the NAACP, Mrs. Roxborough is an NAACP treasure and our Association historian. We'll be sharing oral history segments from Mrs. Roxborough throughout the year--including her stories of organizing with Medgar Evers.


March 2014 Edition of the Angle: Our Twist on Economic Justice Issues

The Angle is a bimonthly publication that provides an overview of the National Economic Department’s work around key Economic Justice issues.


US Undergoes International Review on Human Rights at the UN

The United States government faced a second day of scrutiny about its human rights record before the United Nations Human Rights Committee.


45th NAACP Image Awards Takes Over Social Media

The 45th NAACP Image Awards celebrated some of the world's most talented artists Feb. 22. Many celebrities shared their experience on social media during the event.


How Post Offices Can Provide an Alternative to Payday Lending

Expanding selective financial services through our postal offices can more conveniently provide lower-cost financial products to many Americans, particularly the under-banked and unbanked.


The Oscars and Diversity

This Sunday's live broadcast of the Oscars will include some of the most diverse nominees--including some NAACP Image Awards winners.


NAACP Advocates with Poultry Workers Against Harmful USDA Rule

The USDA has a new rule for poultry plants, increasing processing line speeds, which will be harmful to poultry workers.


NAACPConnect Presents: History is Now-Arts and Activism Hangout

The 45th NAACP Image Awards will be presented February 22 and to promote the show and its nominees, we will discuss the responsibility of celebrity influencers to support and engage in philanthropic efforts outside of their work. Current and past Image Award nominees and previous winners will be invited to discuss their successful philanthropic work and activism.


NAACPConnect Presents: Gun Violence and Our Communities

The NAACP will commemorate Black History Month with a series of Google+ Hangouts on Air uplifting the issue areas of the Association. In this conversation, we will explore the current state of gun violence is in African American communities. How is it affecting your communities? What is and isn’t working? What can everyday people do to stem the tide?


NAACP’s First Instameet “#NAACPMeet”

Register to join the inaugural NAACP Instameet, Saturday, February 15 from 1 to 3 PM in celebration of Black History Month. The NAACP digital team will be selecting 20 of our most engaged Instagrammers to explore DC's U Street Corridor and visit historic locations including the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site. Are you following us on Instagram? Go to instagram.com/naacp


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