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National Social Justice Advocate Cornell William Brooks Selected President

The NAACP National Board of Directors announced its selection of Attorney Cornell William Brooks. 

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Improving Our Organization at Every Level

Lorraine C. Miller, NAACP Interim President and CEO, sent out the following email today annoucing the resignation of the NAACP Los Angeles branch president.

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Wisconsin Voter ID Ruled Unconstitutional, An NAACP Victory

A federal judge ruled that voter ID law in Wisconsin is unconsitutional and against the Voting Rights Act.

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National Commission on Voting Rights Hearings

The NAACP along with partnering organizations hosted one of many hearings on voting rights issues.

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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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