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Image for Health Care Repeal defeated for now

On Friday, March 24, 2017, the so-called “American Health Care Act” (AHCA) was officially pulled from consideration by the Congress

Image for Roger Wilkins, civil rights champion in government and journalism, dies at 85

Roger W. Wilkins, a ranking Justice Department official during the 1960s who later composed Pulitzer Prize-winning editorials about the Watergate scandal for The Washington Post and wrote unsparingly about the conflicts and burdens he experienced as a black man in positions of influence, died March 26 at a nursing home in Kensington, Md. He was 85.

Image for NAACP Opposes Gorsuch Nomination to US Supreme Court

On March 16, 2017, the Executive Committee of the NAACP National Board of Directors voted to follow the recommendation of the Legal Committee of the NAACP National Board of Directors and oppose the nomination of Judge Gorsuch.

Image for The Voting Rights Act of 1965

The right to vote is one of the most valuable, and many would argue even sacred constitutional rights granted to most Americans.

Image for On 52nd Anniversary of Selma to Montgomery March NAACP Sends “Democracy” Letter to all 50 Governors and Attorney Generals on the Rising Scourge of Voter Suppression

On the 52nd anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march, the NAACP is sending a letter to all Governors, Attorneys General and Secretaries of State across the nation regarding what it sees as the unaddressed and expanding issue of politically rampant and civically repugnant voter suppression.