Welcome to the NAACP

Welcome to the NAACP

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.

The Latest News

Cornell William Brooks Takes Office As NAACP’s 18th President and CEO

Cornell William Brooks Takes Office As NAACP’s 18th President and CEO

Cornell William Brooks has taken office as the NAACP's 18th President and CEO. Send him a welcome message.

NAACP Testifies Before Congress, Holds Rallies Nationwide to Protect Voting Rights for All

NAACP Testifies Before Congress, Holds Rallies Nationwide to Protect Voting Rights for All

One year after the Shelby County v. Holder decision, nation’s largest civil rights organization cites dangers of Americans losing their right to vote in 2014 solely

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Congress Urged to Hold Hearings on the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014

Congress Urged to Hold Hearings on the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014

The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 will update and modernize the VRA.

NAACP Mourns the Loss of Dr. Maya Angelou

NAACP Mourns the Loss of Dr. Maya Angelou

Wednesday, May 28th, the world mourned the loss of Dr. Maya Angelou--poet, writer, artist and civil rights activist.  Read the statement from NAACP leadership about

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