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Image for NAACP Names Cicely Tyson 95th Spingarn Medalist

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National Board of Directors announced that actress Cicely Tyson will be honored with the Association's Spingarn Medal, the NAACP's highest honor. Tyson will become the 95th recipient of the award, and will be honored during the NAACP National Convention in Kansas City July 15 at the annual Spingarn Dinner.

Image for NAACP Joins Tom Joyner Census Bus Tour

The NAACP’s Yes We Count Campaign has teamed up with the Tom Joyner Morning Show for a 14-city tour to encourage African American families to participate in the 2010 Census.

Image for NAACP Elects Roslyn M. Brock Chairman Board Of Directors

The NAACP named Roslyn Brock as Chair of the Board of Directors at its Annual Board Meeting on February 20 at the New York Hilton. Brock, 44, became the youngest woman to serve as Chair of the NAACP’s Board of Directors.

Image for NAACP Launches Interactive Historical Timeline

The NAACP is proud to unveil our new Interactive Historical Timeline, which provides a dynamic multimedia experience, highlighting key events of the organization’s history and our role in the civil rights movement.

Image for Myrlie Evers-Williams to Deliver Inaugural Invocation

President Obama selects NAACP Chairman Emeritus to participate in his second inauguration.