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...

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.

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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was created after a White mob in Springfield, Ill., destroyed a Black neighborhood and lynched two African American men. A group,...

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

The NAACP will remain dedicated to its longstanding goals of civil rights and voter disenfranchisement, but it cannot be at the expense of other issues, NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson told 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...

Delegates from NAACP chapters across the country voted unanimously to move forward with a resolution calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump during the 110th annual convention in Detroit...

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 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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