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When women vote

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 o...

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 t...

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 Natio...

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 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...

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 Ha...

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...

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: 

Throug...

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...

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...

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 onl...

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 right...

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