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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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NAACP Celebrates and Honors the Life and Work of Nelson Mandela

Delegates at the 104th Annual NAACP Convention passed the following resolution to commemorate the life and work of Nelson Mandela.

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NAACP Leaders Will Not be Moved

Watch the speeches of the Chairman of the Board and the President & CEO at the 104th Annual Convention.

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Convention Kick-Off

Convention is upon us! This weekend we will gather in Orlando, Florida to kick off the NAACP’s 104th National Convention.  

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President and First Lady of Haiti to Attend 104th NAACP National Convention

His Excellency Michel Martelly, 56th President of Haiti, along with his wife, Sophia Martelly, are set to attend the NAACP’s National Convention in Orlando, Florida.

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Detroit NAACP Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Walk to Freedom

The Detroit Branch NAACP commemorated the 50th anniversary Martin Luther King’s Walk to Freedom with a march and rally.

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Medgar Evers Honored at Arlington Cemetery

The NAACP hosted a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Medgar Evers.

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Virginia Restores Voting Rights for Returning Citizens

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell announced he will restore the right to vote to formerly incarcerated Virginians who have completed their sentence and paid all costs.

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NAACP Leaders Meet in Jackson to Pay Tribute to Medgar Evers

The NAACP held a wreath-laying ceremony at the Medgar Evers Home Museum in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of Evers’ assassination.

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NAACP Celebrates Passage of “Ban the Box” in Minnesota

Minnesota House of Representatives passed a bill to prohibit employers from asking about criminal history on initial employment applications.

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NAACP Applauds the Signing of Voting Rights Bill in Colorado

May 10th, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed HB 1303 into law which will expand voting opportunities to Colorado residents.

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