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Breonna Taylor's family attorney believes the Kentucky attorney general's investigation was a coverup

September 30, 2020

Young Black Americans have a promising future with the voting booth.

That is the word from activists who are connecting with young Black voting-age Americans. Activists are working to help Gen Z and Mi...

September 30, 2020

Combating misinformation and securing access to the polls were the focus of a series of virtual panels on voting rights at the 111th annual NAACP Convention on Sept. 18, which was National Black Voter...

September 30, 2020

There have been 131 justices appointed to the Supreme Court. As far as they have identified themselves, two have been Black men, four have been women, including a Latina woman. But there has never bee...

September 26, 2020

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, issued the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court:

“The NAACP cond...

September 26, 2020

During a year that saw a national reckoning on racial injustice ahead of the 2020 presidential election, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People — NAACP — convened virtually for...

September 25, 2020

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered the Trump administration to halt its rush to end the 2020 Census, extending deadline for counting to October 31.

The court’s orde...

September 24, 2020

On Friday, September 25, the NAACP will host a conversation with Vice Presidential Candidate Senator Kamala Harris. Moderated by CNN Commentator Angela Rye, the event will include Leon W. Russell, Cha...

September 23, 2020

Kentucky’s Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s failure to bring substantial charges against the officers who murdered Breonna Taylor causes angst and pain for far too many Americans still reeling from a...

September 19, 2020

Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP, issued the following statement on the passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

"The NAACP family is devastated by the passing...

September 13, 2020

“Excuse my dust.”

That was Dorothy Parker’s self-chosen epitaph. The words were emblazoned on a circular bronze marker where the acclaimed writer’s cremains were interred in a memorial garden at the NA...

September 10, 2020

President Donald Trump is once again using his position as President of the United States to send law enforcement and other officials to the polls on November 3rd , Election Day. These actions are not...

September 10, 2020

I'm a mixed (Black, Jewish, Native American) boomer, very light-skinned and so racially ambiguous looking that most people question, assume and try to challenge my racial identity. 

My copper-toned Bla...

September 7, 2020

On Aug. 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in the nation’s capital for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic I Have a Dream spee...

September 6, 2020

The world is still reeling from the unexpected news that Chadwick Boseman, best known for his starring role in Marvel Studios’ blockbuster movie Black Panther (2018), had died from colon cancer at the...

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