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Georgia NAACP Files Voter Suppression Lawsuit

by Sarafina Wright   Oct 15, 2018

In response to allegations of voter suppression by gubernatorial candidate and current Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the NAACP Georgia State Conference filed a... Read More

Anti-Lynching Legislation by Black Senators Advances

Anti-Lynching Legislation by Black Senators Advances

by Sarafina Wright   Oct 11, 2018

Today, (10/11), the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to advance the bipartisan Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018, historic legislation that would... Read More

NAACP Partners with WE TV for Midterm Election Mobilization

NAACP Partners with WE TV for Midterm Election Mobilization

by Sarafina Wright   Oct 10, 2018

The NAACP has partnered with WE tv, to target their large group of African-American viewers on Thursday nights, with Romeo Miller, Trina Braxton and Towanda... Read More

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Washington Utility Sends Racial Slur to Woman as Password

by Lulaine Compere   Aug 06, 2018

Washington state utility company Puget Sound Energy apologized to Erica Conway of Renton for sending her a racial slur as a temporary password so... Read More

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Boy, 13, from Georgia Accused of Making Terroristic Threats to NAACP (VIDEO)

by Teddy Grant   Mar 21, 2018

Police arrested a 13-year-old Georgia boy after he was charged with leaving threatening voicemails for the Cobb County Chapter of the NAACP about murdering Black... Read More

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Danny Glover to Receive Prestigious Honor at 49th NAACP Image Awards

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 11, 2018

Actor, producer and humanitarian, Danny Glover will receive the prestigious “President’s Award” at this year’s NAACP Image awards. According to a press release announcing... Read More

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Following NAACP Travel Ban, American Airlines Meets with Leaders

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 01, 2017

Last week, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released a statement warning African-Americans not to patronize American Airlines. The organization cited a... Read More

NAACP Warns Black Passengers About Flying with American Airlines

NAACP Warns Black Passengers About Flying with American Airlines

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 25, 2017

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has released a statement warning African-Americans not to patronize American Airlines. According to the... Read More

Missouri’s NAACP Actually Had To Issue A Travel Advisory For Black People

Missouri’s NAACP Actually Had To Issue A Travel Advisory For Black People

by Zahara Hill   Jul 31, 2017

Sounds about necessary. Read More

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

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

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jul 28, 2017

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