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

July 10, 2020

Dr. James Hildreth remembers the event that changed the direction of his medical career some 30 years ago and put him on the front lines against a deadly virus sweeping across the globe with devastati...

Before COVID-19 caused businesses to close their doors and residents to stay at home, Project Pneuma, a nonprofit serving Baltimore City boys with emotional challenges, would meet for three hours a da...

July 4, 2020

John Lewis: Good Trouble isn’t filmmaker Dawn Porter’s first documentary but just may be the first set to debut with such perfect timing.

The tragic, preventable deaths of George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks...

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...

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...

Months after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam came under fire for the racist images on his yearbook page from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1984, he remains in office, a battered and chastised public...

June 10, 2019

As the ramifications of the 2016 and 2018 elections continue to pile up and the stakes in 2020 loom large, scores of young Black go-getters gathered in Washington, D.C., in May to swap notes and set a...

May 10, 2019

Oct. 17, 2018, began like any other pre-dawn Thursday morning, except that the light in Danye Jones’ basement bedroom was still on when his stepfather, Derek Chatman, entered the North St. Louis Count...

May 10, 2019

Roadside assistance. That’s all Corey Jones wanted in the early hours of Oct. 18, 2015. Instead, Nouman Raja — a Florida police officer in plain clothes and an unmarked vehicle — shot him to death. On...

The real Oscar Grant was a young man who loved God, who treasured his family and who wanted to make a difference in the community and in his family's life.

As a kid, Oscar loved the spotlight. When we...

2nd Lt. Richard Collins III wanted to be the next Colin Powell.

“He thought that there was no limit to what he could do. We had conversations and he said, ‘Mom, the world is going to know my name,’” re...

April 30, 2019

NAACP Historic Jamestown to Jamestown Trip will mark 400 years of Africans in America

2019 marks the 400th year enslaved Africans first touched the shores of what would become America.  In a historic t...

March 4, 2019

Before Tiffany Dena Loftin took on her new job as director of the NAACP Youth and College Division, she spent a week and a half on vacation in Belize. She just chilled: no phone, no technology, lots o...

March 3, 2019

What first won Karen Boykin-Towns a major role with the NAACP, in part, was her expertise as an executive with a global pharmaceuticals firm. What’s kept the Harlem-born Brooklynite involved—since bei...

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