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

February 7, 2020

When civil rights and comedic icon Dick Gregory died two years ago, his son, Christian Gregory, was determined his father's legacy would avoid the fate of so many other departed icons.

Standing on the...

January 27, 2020

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO, made the following statement about the passing of former U.S. Circuit Court Judge Nathaniel R. Jones today in Cincinnati:

“The entire NAACP family is devastated by t...

Today, our nation honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man whose dream of an America that fulfilled its promise of equal rights for all has inspired generations to fight for ju...

December 9, 2019

This September, I spoke at the March on Washington Film Festival for the documentary Chisholm ’72 – Unbought & Unbossed, which highlighted Shirley Chisholm’s presidential campaign. As the first Black...

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 s...

December 9, 2019

 We need to transform our priorities for Black liberation in the United States of America. The next 400 years of Black life in America requires everyday people fighting for their liberation, along wit...

December 9, 2019

I loved Toni Morrison long before I read a word she’d written.

Her life was an epic poem, a love poem written to African Americans — and by extension to all of humanity.

She wrote from the intimacy of d...

December 9, 2019

Mabel’s Table sits at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in Elmina, Ghana. In the distance is the Cape Coast Slave Castle, one of several dozens of slave dungeons in West Africa where captured Africans we...

In August, the NAACP took nearly 300 people to Ghana. It was the largest delegation for the country’s historic Year of Return. During the 10-day trip, participants visited the home of NAACP co-founder...

December 9, 2019

HER Idea, a new initiative created by the NAACP’s Economic Department, will focus on female entrepreneurship. The initiative launched with an HBCU tour and a podcast. The goal of HER Idea is to encour...

December 9, 2019

On a weekday evening in mid-fall, James “Major” Woodall is hard at work. Forget for the moment that Woodall, 25, became the youngest elected state conference president in the history of the NAACP when...

October 31, 2019

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., was a leader committed to the U.S. Constitution and a person deeply rooted in his community. But most important, people said during his funeral service, he was a good man.

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September 10, 2019

It’s a Tuesday evening and NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson is rushing. He’s trying to grab a bite to eat before the next meeting and before he has to get on the road again. Over the past two y...

September 10, 2019

As executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), David Johns works to end racism, homophobia and LGBTQ+ bias. It’s a battle with high stakes — one he was uniquely prepared to figh...

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