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

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 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...

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 15, 2020

The NAACP strongly condemns the Trump administration’s deliberate attempt to sabotage the U.S. Postal Service to obstruct voting by mail and to ensure a favorable outcome in the election. Disrupting t...

April 26, 2020

NAACP and BET’s four-part initiative examines how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting African Americans. The series, titled “Unmasked: A COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall,” looks at the federal response to...

April 17, 2020

Mr. Nate could step forward or step back. He was among the most persistent and effective grassroots organizers in Mississippi. Day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year, he bu...

February 9, 2020

On Feb. 12, 1900, Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing was performed by school children in Jacksonville, Fla. The song’s author was James Weldon Johnson, a renaissance man who was an educator, lawyer, novelist a...

January 28, 2020

When I was in the 11th grade, I had the opportunity to write my first screenplay through NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) program. The program provides a...

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 19, 2019

I was fortunate to be able to participate in the Jamestown to Jamestown journey with the NAACP in August as we commemorated the 400th year of Africans arrival in America, landing in the English settle...

Parents of this Black student (pictured), filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging school administrators at a Pearland junior high school colored in the student’s scalp with a permanent marker fo...

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...

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