Breonna Taylor's family attorney believes the Kentucky attorney general's investigation was a coverup

September 13, 2020

“Excuse my dust.”

That was Dorothy Parker’s self-chosen epitaph. The words were emblazoned on a circular bronze marker where the acclaimed writer’s cremains were interred in a memorial garden at the NA...

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 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.


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

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...

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...

Months after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam came under fire for the racist images on his yearbook page from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1984, he remains in office, a battered and chastised public...

June 10, 2019

The health statistics are real: African Americans die more often of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and many other chronic health conditions than their White counterparts. But the organizers o...

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