This weekend I had the honor of traveling to Cleveland, Ohio to present a training session to about 40 students on the basics of grassroots organizing and the history of the NAACP.
I am sick to my stomach and I really do not know what to say right this second. My cell and office phones have been blowing up all day, and people have been emailing me nonstop.
The Nas Legionnaires — a herd of misguided, pea-brain sycophants melodically influenced when Nas strums his flute of musical ignorance — are absolutely ecstatic about the new rapper's single, "Be A Nigger Too."
The NAACP is fiercely non-partisan. We do not endorse candidates. But for over 99 years, the NAACP has also been fiercely anti-racist.
For years, the critics have questioned the NAACP's relevance. They mention problems such as declining membership, closing of regional offices and ineffective marketing.
Perhaps you have heard that there is a presidential election taking place in a few months. From Fox News and CNN to bossip.com and urbanconservative.com, every news outlet and self-proclaimed journalist has an opinion about this year's elections.
Last night as I watched the NCAA Final Four game I couldn't help but notice the subtle irony of the game. As it is with the NBA, the majority of players who play these sports are Black while the crowd of spectators is typically overwhelming white.
Forty years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. As we pause to reflect on the transformative life of Dr. King, let us not forget that he was a modern day prophet.
Affirmative Action was established in 1965 by President Johnson in order to redress the discrimination that was evident in employment, education and business despite the civil rights laws which made such discrimination illegal.
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.