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NAACP Announces Partnership with Prominent African American Fraternal Organizations

The NAACP is set to collaborate with historic fraternal organizations on social justice programs.

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NAACP Launches Justice Tour: Pressing for Equality, Fighting for Fairness

NAACP President/CEO Brooks to go on the road with a "Justice Tour."

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Civil Rights Coalition Urges National Reforms and Recommendations to Address Police Abuse

A coalition of national civil and human rights organizations and leaders concerned about police abuse commends last week’s announcement by Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.

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NAACP and WE tv present, ‘Concert for a Cause: A Night to Support Childhood Literacy’

The NAACP in partnership with WE tv will host “Concert for a Cause: A Night to Support Childhood Literacy” in Cramton Auditorium at Howard University.

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NAACP Wins Major Early Voting Victory in Ohio

Early voting was cut in Ohio, it has now been ruled unconstitutional.

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Civil Rights Organizations’ Statement of Action

A coalition of civil rights organizations have joined together to seek justice for Michael Brown and racial profiling reform.

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NAACP President/CEO Brooks addresses Justice for Michael Brown

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks discusses the NAACP's fight for Michael Brown on MSNBC.

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NAACP Statement on the Death of 18-year-old Michael Brown

NAACP is saddened over the death of Michael Brown, seeking justice in St. Louis.

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President and CEO Cornell William Brooks’ Speech to 105th Annual Convention

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks' fiery speech to 105th Annual Convention in Las Vagas, NV.

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Chairman Roslyn Brock 105th NAACP Annual Convention Speech

NAACP Chairman Roslyn C. Brock delivered her speech at the 105th NAACP Annual Convention in Las Vegas, NV.

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Cornell William Brooks Takes Office As NAACP’s 18th President and CEO

Cornell William Brooks has taken office as the NAACP's 18th President and CEO. Send him a welcome message.

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NAACP Testifies Before Congress, Holds Rallies Nationwide to Protect Voting Rights for All

One year after the Shelby County v. Holder decision, nation’s largest civil rights organization cites dangers of Americans losing their right to vote in 2014 solely because of their race or English-language proficiency.

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Congress Urged to Hold Hearings on the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014

The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 will update and modernize the VRA.

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NAACP Mourns the Loss of Dr. Maya Angelou

Wednesday, May 28th, the world mourned the loss of Dr. Maya Angelou--poet, writer, artist and civil rights activist.  Read the statement from NAACP leadership about the 1994 Spingarn Medal recipient.

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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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