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Image for Lena Horne, Singer, Actress and Civil Rights Activist, Dies At 92

"We mourn the passing of Lena Horne, an outstanding, groundbreaking entertainer and a staunch civil rights activist who stood on the side of justice and equality,"  

Image for Benjamin Todd Jealous Guest Hosts Bev Smith Show

NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous guest hosted Bev Smith's popular radio broadcast on Wednesday, May 5th. The show featured Congressman Barbara Lee and the newly-elected Mayor of Columbia, SC Steve Benjamin. Listen to the broadcast, after the jump.

Image for Steve Benjamin Elected First African American Mayor of Columbia, SC

The NAACP congratulates Steve Benjamin, the newly elected and first African American mayor of Columbia, South Carolina.