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Image for NAACP Youth to Rally Jan 21 Before Women’s March

Members of the Youth & College division of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will gather for an early morning rally Saturday to launch a new era of activism and stand against threats to voting, civil rights, education and more under the new administration.

Image for NAACP, Baxter Launch Partnership to Boost Access to Kidney Care

The NAACP announced today that, with support from Baxter International Inc., it is launching a series of town hall events in communities across the country to improve knowledge about kidney disease and dialysis treatment options for African Americans.

Recent news that NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and five others had been arrested and charged with misdemeanor criminal trespassing for a sit-in at one of the offices of Sen. Jeff Sessions thrust the longtime civil rights organization to the forefront of a nascent resistance movement against President-elect Donald Trump, his policies and some of his Cabinet picks.

Image for NAACP Death Penalty Fact Sheet

In states across the country, African Americans are disproportionately represented on death row and among those who have been executed.