As early as Tuesday, March 29, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on H.R, 471, the mis-named Scholarships for Opportunities and Results Act. The NAACP is vigorously opposed to this legislation which extends and expands a pilot program of school vouchers in the District of Columbia which began in 2003 and was set to expire in 2008. Read More »
Civil rights activist and former NAACP attorney to receive Association’s highest honor Read More »
the NAACP Mississippi State Conference filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Mississippi board of election from adopting a redistricting plan that has not been pre-cleared by the United States Department of Justice. Read More »
View special red carpet moments from Hollywood stars to the people who shape our world from the 42nd NAACP Image Awards. Read More »
On February 26, NAACP units across the Midwest joined with labor organizations to rally in support of workers’ rights in state capitol rallies that have drawn national attention. Read More »
Re-Segregation becomes flashpoint for NAACP-led march. Watch the ABC News coverage. Read More »
The NAACP has teamed up with Donna Richardson Joyner to take on the President's Challenge for physical fitness. Together we'll help your family get fit! Read More »
Dr. Regina M. Benjamin to be recognized for her distinguished public service at the March 4th ceremony, broadcast live on FOX. Read More »
Text HISTORY to 62227 for daily Black History Month updates to your mobile phone. Click here to learn more or to sign up online. Read More »
Watch NAACP Chair Roslyn M. Brock provide commentary on BET News special coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address. Read More »
Take a moment to tell our leaders it's time to pull our country together by putting it back to work. Read More »
NAACP Youth & College launches "Young, Black and Secure" intiative around the country. Find a forum in your region. Read More »
Maine Governor Paul LePage refused to participate in the state NAACP’s Martin Luther King Day observation, and then referred to us using a vulgar phrase. Take a stand for civility today. Read More »
“Governor Le Page’s decision to inflame racial tension on the eve of the King holiday denigrates his office. His words are a reminder of the worst aspects of Maine’s history and out of touch with our nation’s deep yearning for increased civility and racial healing. “ Read More »
Thousands of NAACP supporters opened their hearts in the aftermath of the tradgedy. Read More »
For forty-two years, the NAACP Image Awards has celebrated the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film. This year's nominees were announced on January 12. Read More »
The NAACP is pleased to announce our 2011 Annual Meeting, which will be held in New York City on Saturday, February 19.
The Annual Meeting is an opportunity for NAACP Directors, members and supporters to receive reports from officers of the Association, and stay informed on all aspects of our work, from programs and campaigns to fundraising and special projects.
This year’s Meeting will be held at the New York Hilton Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY. Saturday, February 19, 2011, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
NAACP Board Members and SCF Trustees may download their housing form here Read More »
Great News! Gladys and Jamie Scott are returning home for the first time in 16 years. Read More »
After four years of fighting by New York NAACP members, John White came home in time for Christmas. Read More »
Later this week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a motion to “censure” Congressman Charles Rangel (NY) for his failure to follow the instructions of the House Committee Read More »