October 31, 2019

Harriet Tubman was a force.

And that’s an understatement.

The movie, Harriet, out this Friday, Nov. 1, gives a tiny glimpse into the life of this brilliant woman.

“She was a feminist and she was a resist...

As he took the podium during the Roy Wilkins Youth Leadership Luncheon at the NAACP’s 110th national convention, civil rights activist Shaun King reminded his audience of young leaders and grassroots...

July 29, 2019

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams called for partnerships at every level to improve health outcomes for all Americans at the NAACP’s 110th annual convention in Detroit. Adams was the keynote speaker a...

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...

July 21, 2019

Although the most recent election season brought five Black women — the largest class ever — to the House of Representatives, the leadership gap for Black female representation in public office still...

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...

July 10, 2019

David Johns is working to racism, LGBTQ bias and homophobia.

June 18, 2019

Jennifer Pinckney remembers June 17, 2015.

That was the day White nationalist Dylann Roof walked into Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, a historic African American church in Charleston...

June 10, 2019

Photo: MDGovpics CC BY 2.0 

It’s no secret that women of color, Black women specifically, have been the key voting bloc in recent elections. Black women had the biggest turnout in the 2008 and 2012 pre...

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...

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