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Video: Myrlie Evers Williams on That Time She Saved the NAACP...

Myrlie Evers Williams on her tenure as head of the NAACP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7udhDYrwijk

NAACP Leadership Arrested for Sit-In at Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s Office

On August 8, 2016, NAACP President Cornell W. Brooks joined NAACP Youth & College Division President Stephen Green and the Roanoke Virginia NAACP Youth...

Improving Outcomes for Pregnant Inmates Starts with Nurseries in Prison

Imagine giving birth and, within 24 to 48 hours, being separated from your child. It's a fate that 6-10% of incarcerated women face. With roughly...

Lifeline Supporters Push for Equity in Expanding Subsidy to Broadband

More than 400 comments have poured into the Federal Communications Commission over the past two months, and September 30, 2015 marked the close of...

Congressional Black Caucus Launches CBC TECH 2020 to Diversify Tech Sector

Today at 4:00 p.m. EST, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will launch CBC TECH 2020, a new initiative aimed at increasing African American representation...

#GA123: The Children of Freedom Summer Will Soon Be Leaders of...

The seeds planted 50 years ago in Mississippi during Freedom Summer are in full bloom. The children of 1964 -- who are now leaders...

The Central Park Five and the Continued Battle to End Racial...

                      By Dr. Niaz Kasravi, Criminal Justice Director, NAACP Many of us would like to believe that we live in a world where children could not...

Florida NAACP: Elevating Energy Engagement as a Civil Rights Issue

Citing health disparities and economic opportunity as primary motivators, the Florida NAACP released a new report, Just Energy Policies: Reducing Pollution and Creating Jobs,...

Black Leaders Endorse Cornell William Brooks as NAACP President & CEO

In the days following the announcement by the NAACP National Board of Directors that Cornell William Brooks would be the Association’s next National President and CEO, Black...

Election 2014: Georgia 1+2+3 = Modern Voting Rights Movement #GA123

Last week I participated in #GA123 -- one of the most cutting edge civic engagement events this election cycle. This “cross-platform” social media conference...