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Chairman Roslyn Brock and Michael Eric Dyson speak at A Virginia Rally to honor Four Little Girls

The NAACP hosted a voter registration drive in Virginia with Alfred Street Baptist Church and the Northern VA Coalition of Black Civic Participation. 

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The Fight against Voter Suppression in Pennsylvania

Yesterday, in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard the appeal of the voter ID law.  Our counsel David Gersch began his argument with a brief discussion about the significance of the setting.

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President Jealous and NAACP Leaders Visit John McNeil

This week, the NAACP reiterated their demand for justice for John McNeil at a press conference at the Georgia State Capitol. 

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NAACP on the Anniversary of 9/11

Honor the lives lost on September 11th with service across our nation--go to http://www.serve.gov/ and find out what you can do in your community.

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Justice was Denied in Georgia

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous along with state conference presidents, will be heading to Georgia to personally deliver a message to the attorney general

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NAACP Participates in the International AIDS Conference

Yesterday at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, Reverend Keron Sadler, NAACP Health Programs Manager, participated on the Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI) panel that discussed HIV/AIDS in the Black Diaspora. Her focus was Black America and HIV/AIDS.

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Pennsylvania Court Document Reveals the Real Fraud

Lawyers for the commonwealth stipulated that they are “not aware of any incidents of in-person voter fraud in Pennsylvania and do not have direct personal knowledge of in person voter fraud elsewhere” and that they will “not offer an evidence or argument that in person voter fraud is likely to occur in November 2012 in the absence of the Photo ID law.”

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VP Joe Biden Addresses Voter Suppression During Convention Speech

Vice President Joe Biden addressed the final plenary session of the 103rd NAACP Annual Convention in Houston, TX. President Barack Obama also sent a video greeting to the audience.

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Mitt Romney Speaks at NAACP Convention

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed the 103rd NAACP Annual Convention in Houston, TX. The speech took place during a plenary session on civic engagement that later featured a panel of experts speaking about voting rights and voter suppression.

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President Benjamin Todd Jealous Delivers Speech to 103rd NAACP Convention

View the keynote speech in its entirety.

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Chairman Roslyn Brock Addresses the 103rd NAACP Convention

View Chairman Brock's speech and the full text.

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Vice President Joe Biden to Address NAACP Annual Convention in Houston

The Vice President will keynote the convention’s final plenary session, scheduled for 9:30 am to 12:00 pm CDT at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

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Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney to Address 103rd NAACP Convention

The Republican President Nominee will keynote plenary session on civic engagement, which commences July 11 at 9:30AM CST.

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Supreme Court Upholds Key Provisions of Affordable Care Act

NAACP-endorsed legislation will provide health care to more than 32 million American men, women and children.

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Thousands join NAACP Father’s Day March Against Racial Profiling

Tens of thousands of marchers participated in a silent march in NYC to end notorious "stop and frisk" policies.

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NAACP Mourns the Passing of Dr. Annie B. Martin

Longtime member of NAACP National Board of Directors was a former first vice president of the Black Trade Unionists Association.

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Leadership 500 Summit Explores Strategies for NAACP’s Second Century

Michael Eric Dyson, Marlon Wayans, Trayvon Martin attorney Benjamin Crump among notables to participate at NAACP Summit.

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President Jealous Talks Marriage Equality on The Rachel Maddow Show

NAACP Board of Directors overwhelmingly passed resolution supporting marriage equality on May 19.

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NAACP Passes Resolution in Support of Marriage Equality

Decision affirms opposition to government efforts to codify discrimination.

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NAACP Civic Engagement Campaign Announced in Atlanta

50-state non-partisan "This is My Vote" campaign to register, educate and turn out voters in 2012.

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