NAACP President Cornell William Brooks at Democracy Awakening 2016

The NAACP led more than 300 organizations in a mass mobilization on Capitol Hill April 16-18, 2016 to protect voting rights, get big money out of politics and demand a fair hearing and an up or down vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee.

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NAACP Statement on Use of ‘N-word’ at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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