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NAACP Testifies Before Senate Committee, Addressing Payday/Short Term Lending Regulations

NAACP testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, urging the committee to consider the NAACP's list of recommendations.


NAACP Testifies Before Senate Committee Against Militarized Police in Our Communities

NAACP testifies before Senate committee against militarization of police.


President Obama Issues Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order, NAACP Response

President Obama signed an executive order for equal pay and safer workplaces.


NAACP to Testify Before Congress and Hold Rallies to Protect Voting Rights

On Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m., the NAACP Georgia State Conference President Dr. Francys Johnson will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.


NAACP Reaffirms Support of Voting Rights Amendment Act

Interim NAACP President Lorraine C. Miller joins a tri-caucus group reaffirming unified support for the Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA).


Taking A Stand for Voting Rights in 2014

Voting rights are under attack, the NAACP is standing up and taking action.


Renewed Call for Reparations

Ta-Nehisi Coates' recent piece in The Atlantic, stirs a renewed conversation about the case for reparations. Check out the NAACP's track on the long fight--and current call to action.


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.


NAACP Responds to Change of Rules in the US Senate

The NAACP addresses the new United States Senate rules that require a simple majority vote for judicial and executive appointments, avoiding filibuster.


The Trouble with A la carte

A la carte was the really bad idea from several years ago which would have required cable and satellite companies to provide customers access to channels on a “price-per-channel” or a la carte basis.


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