While most kids were home playing Nintendo, 14-year old Benjamin Todd Jealous and his friends were out commanding card tables and conducting voter registration drives.
"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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.