October 4, 2020

Election Day is less than a month away.

Pair a pandemic that requires social distancing and constant disinfecting with Trump's claims that mail-in ballots “are very dangerous for this country because of cheaters,” and you have a perfect storm brewing around one of the m...

October 3, 2020

Amazon Studios’ "All In: The Fight For Democracy" documentary is like a textbook on Black voting history, voting rights violations and atrocities, legalized suppression  and tips on what can be done to make sure this doesn’t keep happening. 

The film is narrat...

October 3, 2020

Roughly 92 million Americans sat it out in the last election. 

“We can’t afford that this election,” said Teresa Kumar, CEO of Voto Latino, during a press call hosted by the group Vote for Her on National Voter Registration Day.

In addition to Sisters Lead Sisters Vote a...

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 Millennials understand their vote gives them local, state and national...

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 Day.

The nation’s leading civil rights lawyers and voting activists d...

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 only unnecessary but a direct and apparent way to suppress the Black...

August 26, 2020

The NAACP’s Virtual March on Washington marks the 57th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his legendary I Have a Dream speech at the Lincoln Memorial.

The two-day event starting...

August 21, 2020

Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) accepted the Democratic party's historic nomination to be its vice-presidential candidate during the Democratic National Convention on Aug.19. | Photo credit: Getty 

In her highly anticipated address capping the third night of the v...

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, released the following statement on the selection of Senator Kamala Harris as a candidate on the presidential ticket of a major political party: 

Throughout the history of this nation, Black women have been at the forefro...

April 26, 2020

The NAACP is mobilizing organizers and leaders across the nation to encourage Black residents to participate in the 2020 census amid the novel COVID-19 outbreak.

“This census is more important than the 2020 presidential election,” said Casey Thomas II, a Dallas, Texas c...

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