September 28, 2019

12:46 p.m., Sept. 6:

Just another normal day.  I sent Botham an article via text titled, “Florida man accidentally burns home down after lighting Nike shoes on fire in protest of Nike’s Colin Kaepernic...

August 17, 2019


The 2020 census will be one of the most challenging in recent times, but working with diverse communities, local influencers and new technology may help encourage accurate counting, experts say.


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...

July 23, 2019

Every American must count in the voting booth and on the 2020 Census, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams told the NAACP on Monday

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

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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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