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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...

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 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...

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