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...

December 9, 2019

 My mother was thrilled when she learned she was pregnant with me. When her relationship went sour, she realized that she would have to raise me on her own.

My earliest memories of my mother are that she worked a myriad of jobs during the day. She was a manicurist, work...

September 9, 2019

Concern about election security is a top priority as the country moves toward the 2020 elections.

During the 2016 election cycle, intentional misinformation — so called “fake news” — was pushed out online and African Americans were a prime target. In some cases, Russian...

Ten presidential candidates — nine Democrats and one Republican — spoke at the NAACP 110th national convention in Detroit on Wednesday, July 24, before a crowd of social justice advocates, civil rights leaders and freedom fighters. Former Vice President Joe Biden; Sen....

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