“Governor Le Page’s decision to inflame racial tension on the eve of the King holiday denigrates his office. His words are a reminder of the worst aspects of Maine’s history and out of touch with our nation’s deep yearning for increased civility and racial healing. “ Read More »
Thousands of NAACP supporters opened their hearts in the aftermath of the tradgedy. Read More »
For forty-two years, the NAACP Image Awards has celebrated the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film. This year's nominees were announced on January 12. Read More »
The NAACP is pleased to announce our 2011 Annual Meeting, which will be held in New York City on Saturday, February 19.
The Annual Meeting is an opportunity for NAACP Directors, members and supporters to receive reports from officers of the Association, and stay informed on all aspects of our work, from programs and campaigns to fundraising and special projects.
This year’s Meeting will be held at the New York Hilton Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY. Saturday, February 19, 2011, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
NAACP Board Members and SCF Trustees may download their housing form here Read More »
Great News! Gladys and Jamie Scott are returning home for the first time in 16 years. Read More »
After four years of fighting by New York NAACP members, John White came home in time for Christmas. Read More »
Later this week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a motion to “censure” Congressman Charles Rangel (NY) for his failure to follow the instructions of the House Committee Read More »
Thousands of NAACP members have sent a holiday letter the Scott Sisters. Read what some have said, or send a letter of your own. Read More »
Each year the NAACP, through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students. Be the first to find out when the application process opens!
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In an effort to maximize voter turnout nationwide in the crucial mid-term elections, the NAACP formed an Election Day Command Center at the NAACP’s headquarters in Baltimore, MD. Read More »
Time Magazine has selected NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous on its list of rising stars in US Politics. Read More »
15 years ago Jamie and Gladys Scott were sentenced to double life sentences for a robbery that yielded just $11. Sign the NAACP petition today. Read More »
The NAACP has teamed up with Starbucks to launch the One Nation Spoken Word Showcase, a youth empowerment tour traveling to six cities across the country. Read More »
On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we are still failing to absorb the lessons that this and the multiple subsequent disasters should be teaching us, and we've only seen the beginning of the impact. Read More »
A month ago, we called for the Tea Party to repudiate the racist elements within its organization. While some members of the Tea Party initially decried the resolution, a number of its leaders have taken steps to isolate and eliminate its extremist elements: Read More »
NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous will join the National Action Network (NAN) and other civil and human rights organizations, unions and clergy in a rally and march in Washington, DC on Saturday, August 28, 2010 to celebrate and commemorate the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The date marks the 47th anniversary of King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech and other notable orations delivered at the 1963 March on Washington. Read More »
The NAACP is deeply disappointed in the decision by a Georgia federal district judge who ruled Tuesday that death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis did not prove his innocence in an evidentiary hearing held earlier this summer.
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On Saturday, August 28th the NAACP will join the National Action Network and many others for a rally and march in Washington, DC to commemorate the 47th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. Read More »
Not long ago, I sat here in my living room in Albany, Georgia for an afternoon of deep conversation with NAACP President Benjamin Jealous. As he has done in public, Ben movingly apologized for the fact that the NAACP was initially hoodwinked by Breitbart and Fox into supporting my removal. I told him what I want to tell you.
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Congress moves to reduce 100:1 disparity between crack cocaine and powder cocaine sentencing. Send a letter to thank your Member of Congress. Read More »