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NAACP Victory: Ban the Box Passes in Georgia

Governor Nathan Deal issued an Executive Order banning the box in Georgia.   

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NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision Not to File Civil Rights Charges Against George Zimmerman

NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision Not to File Civil Rights Charges Against George Zimmerman

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NAACP Statement on Chapel Hill Shooting

In light of the tragic murders of three Syrian American students, the NAACP has released a statement.

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Spike Lee to be Presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards

Spike Lee will be presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards.

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Eric H. Holder, Jr. set to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Award during the 46th NAACP Image Awards

Eric H. Holder, Jr. is set to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Award during the 46th NAACP Image Awards.

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Anthony Anderson To Host ‘The 46th NAACP Image Awards’

Anthony Anderson will return for the second time as host for the 46th NAACP Image Awards.

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NAACP Statement on Explosion Near Colorado Springs Branch

NAACP has released a statement in regards to an explosion at our Colorado Springs Branch.

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NAACP Mourns the Loss of Senator Edward W. Brooke III

NAACP mourns the loss of the great pioneer and public servant, Senator Edward W. Brooke III.

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NAACP Deeply Disappointed Grand Jury Decided Not to Indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo

A grand jury decided not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner.

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Here’s What You Need for the Journey for Justice (Updated)

Marchers will convene at the anchor churches--Tuesday, December 2nd in St. Louis and Wednesday - Friday in Jefferson City. 

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NAACP Announces March, “Journey for Justice: Ferguson to Jefferson City”

The NAACP, including members of the Youth and College division and other organizations, is embarking on a “Journey for Justice”.

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NAACP is Deeply Disappointed a Missouri Grand Jury Opted Not to Indict Officer Darren Wilson

A St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, Jr.

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NAACP Statement on Missouri Governor’s Decision to Declare a State of Emergency

Gov. Nixon declared a state of emergency in Missouri ahead of grand jury decision.

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NAACP Statement on Outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections

NAACP is committed to leading the effort alongside other civil and human rights organizations and our newly elected Congress to pass a robust Voting Rights Act Amendment.

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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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