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Image for NAACP Chairmen: <br>‘Today is the First Day<br> of our Next 100 Years’

When the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded in 1909, there were a number of undeniably stark realities facing black Americans that the creation of the NAACP sought to overcome.

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.