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NAACP Applauds NBA Commissioner’s Decision to Ban Donald Sterling from NBA for Life

The NBA is taking swift and strong action against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his racist and offensive remarks.

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National NAACP Requests a Meeting with the NBA Commissioner

The NAACP is eager to meet with Commissioner Silver to discuss the influence and impact of racism in the National Basketball Association. 

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National NAACP Statement Regarding LA Clippers Owner

The National NAACP released the following statement in response to the remarks attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling:

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Protect the Right to Vote

Stand with the NAACP and the National Commission on Voting Rights to protect the right to vote for all people.

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NAACP Responds to ICCPR Treaty Review

The NAACP addresses issues of felony disenfranchisement, stand your ground, racial profiling, and the school to prison pipeline at the United Nations.

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I Am NAACP

Take a stand. Join the NAACP.

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45th NAACP Image Award Winners

View the complete list of winners from the NAACP Image Awards

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Public Campaign Finance Reform Legislation has Been Introduced in the U.S. House

The cost of a congressional campaign, as well as viable candidates’ need to raise large amount of money from corporations

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FOREST WHITAKER TO RECEIVE NAACP CHAIRMAN’S AWARD AT THE 45th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

Whitaker will be recognized for his creative achievements and distinguished public service.

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President and CEO Search

The NAACP launched a search for its next President and CEO.

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NAACP Mourns the Great Loss of Nelson Mandela

The NAACP released a statement on Nelson Mandela's passing.

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Ending the School to Prison Pipeline in Florida

The NAACP has brokered a groundbreaking collaborative agreement on school discipline with Broward County Public Schools, law enforcement and its community partners. The agreement will serve as a model for school districts nationwide that aim to end the school to prison pipeline wreaking havoc in communities of color.

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NAACP AND TV ONE ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO BROADCAST ‘NAACP IMAGE AWARDS’

The 45th NAACP Image Awards will air live on TV One and online in 2014.

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NAACP Leaders Named Among The Root 100

President & CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous leads the roster of the top Black influencers in 2013.

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NAACP & Gilead Sciences Commit to Action at Clinton Global Initiative

Faith leaders are enlisted as change agents to address the disparate impact of HIV/AIDS on the African American community.

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NAACP President and CEO Announces Plan to Step Down from Association at Year’s End

Today the NAACP is the largest civil rights organization online, on mobile and at the ballot box.

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NAACP and NAACPConnect Partner with Google for Martin Moments Series

NAACPConnect will host the last iteration of the Martin Moments Google+ Hangout series.  Follow the conversation via the #MarchOn hashtag, Wednesday, August 28th.

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March With Us on August 24th

The NAACP will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for jobs, justice and freedom.

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NAACP Releases ‘Trayvon’s Law’ Principles for State Legislative Advocacy

The NAACP develops a package of laws to serve as legislative advocacy tools to prevent future tragedies like the death of Trayvon Martin.

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NAACP Petition to DOJ Reaches 1.5 Million Signatures

Petition urges the Department of Justice to file charges against George Zimmerman for the egregious violation of Trayvon Martin’s civil rights.

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