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

September 2, 2020

It has been 244 years since the declaration of the land of the free, a declaration in which Americans were supposed to be able to achieve life and liberty. It has been 157 years since the passing of t...

August 29, 2020

Bayard Rustin was the brains behind the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. 

When the late civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin was pardoned by the California governor this past February for a...

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...

July 19, 2020

The NAACP is devastated by the passing of Congressman John Lewis, a giant in the Civil Rights Movement who carried the mantle in the continuing battle for civil rights and equal justice in our nation....

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...

May 19, 2020

Adding value to Black-majority cities requires federal investments in housing,  education, business development, and healthcare. It’s unlikely, with the current makeup, that a predominately White U.S....

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...

Officials opened the 110th National NAACP Convention on Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Detroit by declaring a fight to eliminate racism, boost voter participation, increase economic empowerment among Afr...

Voters purged off rolls.

Bad information about voter identification requirements.

Unnecessary requests to justify an address.

These narratives are coming from places as varied as North Dakota’s Native Am...

February 5, 2019

When Russia looked for reliable voters to influence during the 2016 presidential campaign, the target was obvious: African Americans, in general and particularly African American women.

Although Black...

December 19, 2018

I have no doubt that many observers entered the 2018 general election cycle hopeful that at least one African American candidate would have a breakthrough and win an unprecedented statewide office. At...

November 9, 2018

BALTIMORE(November 9, 2018)–NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, sent a letter to Georgia elections officials just two days after the state’s too-close-to-call elections, demanding...

November 7, 2018

In a huge victory for voting rights, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot initiative on Tuesday that could  restore voting rights  to as many as 1.4 million ex-felons in the state. It...

November 5, 2018

Five days from the 2018 midterm elections, a coalition of social justice and racial equity organizations presented their research on young voters of color, and the issues that matter most to them. In...

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