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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 7, 2020

On Aug. 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in the nation’s capital for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic I Have a Dream spee...

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....

April 17, 2020

Mr. Nate could step forward or step back. He was among the most persistent and effective grassroots organizers in Mississippi. Day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year, he bu...

April 11, 2020

Washington, D.C. (April 10, 2020) – Derrick Johnson, NAACP president and CEO, made the following statement about today’s White House call on the impact of COVID-19 on the African-American community.

“T...

March 23, 2020

Our political atmosphere has grown so toxic in its rhetoric that we are being divided based upon our dissimilarities such as the color of our skin, our country of origin, or who we choose to worship o...

March 23, 2020

 With 2020 in full swing, there are a lot of things that young people should be getting ready for. The presidential election is at the top of everybody’s list, but we cannot forget about the census. T...

Bottom line: We need the census to help our communities thrive. We cannot serve our communities better without knowing which demographic we are serving. By using Census Bureau data, businesses and adm...

March 19, 2020

As the nation shifts to urgency on COVID-19, the NAACP convened an hourlong town hall via teleconference on March 15 to share information and expertise that can protect communities.

The NAACP Emergency...

March 7, 2020

Every decade, we all have the opportunity to shape the future of our communities with one simple task: completing the census. I have been at the Census Bureau for more than 10 years and I am now the s...

In 2012, Octavia Spencer won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for playing the maid, Minnie, in the movie The Help. Five years later, Spencer was nominated again for Best Supporting Actress fo...

January 28, 2020

When I was in the 11th grade, I had the opportunity to write my first screenplay through NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) program. The program provides a...

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