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Image for NAACP Calls on Louisiana to Charge Police Officers Who Shot & Killed Alton Sterling in Viral Video

The NAACP is calling for Louisiana to conduct a thorough investigation and vigorously pursue charges against the police officers who shot Alton Sterling,

Image for Economic Department to host Two Part Twitter Town Hall on May 8, 2017

Two Part Twitter Town Hall where students share their experience with financing college and then discuss how they manage their expenses and debt while in school.

The Task Force was formed by the National Board of the NAACP following a resolution passed at the NAACP’s 107TH Annual Convention last year calling for a moratorium on new charter schools until there was an examination of governance issues within charter schools, and a fuller determination of charter schools' relationship to, and effect on, traditional public schools.

Image for Utility Disconnections Leave Thousands around the<br> Nation “Out in the Cold” or Left in the Dark

According to a new report from the NAACP, utility company shut off policies disproportionately impact low-income and African American communities, literally leaving thousands in the dark, stranded in the cold during winter or severely impacted by sweltering summer temperatures.

Image for NAACP Mourns The Loss of Civil Rights Activist, Historian & Former Crisis Magazine Publisher Roger Wilkins

The nephew of long time NAACP executive director Roy Wilkins and former publisher of The Crisis Magazine