Google Commemorates ‘Silent Parade’s’ 100th Anniversary with Doodle

Google Commemorates ‘Silent Parade’s’ 100th Anniversary with Doodle

by Shantell E. Jamison

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Silent Parade, a demonstration where close to 10,000 people silently marched in protest of racism in New... Read More

NAACP Reportedly Expected to Dismiss Cornell William Brooks as President

NAACP Reportedly Expected to Dismiss Cornell William Brooks as President

by #teamEBONY

The national board of the NAACP is expected to vote to dismiss its president, The New York Times reports. Cornell William Brooks has occupied the position... Read More

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Roger Wilkins, Civil Rights Activist, Historian and Journalist, Dies at 85

by #teamEBONY

Roger Wilkins, a historian, journalist, civil rights activist and Justice Department official who wrote Pulitzer Prize-winning editorials for The Washington Post on the Watergate scandal,... Read More

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Video Shows Charlotte Store Owner Choking Black Woman

by #teamEBONY

A cellphone video that shows an African-American woman being wrestled to the ground by a hair supply store owner, who is Asian, has prompted... Read More

NAACP Members Arrested During Jeff Sessions Sit-in Protest

NAACP Members Arrested During Jeff Sessions Sit-in Protest

by #teamEBONY

An NAACP sit-in protest opposing the nomination of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General ended late Tuesday when six people were arrested... Read More

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NAACP President: Why We Should Pause the Expansion of Charter Schools

by Cornell William Brooks

As America’s oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP has fought to this very day to give each of the nation’s youngest citizens a quality... Read More

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NAACP: Noose Placed Around Miss. Student’s Neck

by #teamEBONY

White students at a south Mississippi high school put a noose around the neck of a Black student and “yanked backward,” the state’s local... Read More

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Why the NAACP’s Position on Charter Schools is a Mistake

by Rev. Ronald Slaughter

Editor’s Note: The following op-ed was quoted in an earlier EBONY.com story on the topic of the NAACP and charter schools. At a time... Read More

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NAACP Resolution Makes Its Position on Charter Schools Clear

by #teamEBONY

The NAACP has outlined its position on further expansion of the charter school movement and has called for a moratorium on it. At its... Read More