Civil Rights Leaders to Hold Event to Urge Opposition to Trump Nominee Farr

Farr, Trump’s controversial pick to be the next federal judge in the Eastern District of North Carolina, has come under fire for his decades-long record of methodically working to weaken civil rights protections, erode anti-discrimination protections…

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NAACP Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Nextgen Leadership Program

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is now accepting applications for the NAACP Next Generation program (NEXTGEN)…

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South Carolina Racial Profiling Incident – NAACP Continues Its Investigation

NAACP announced the continuation of an internal investigation into the report of racial profiling levied by the President of the Timmonsville, South Carolina Branch of the NAACP against a Timmonsville police officer…

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NAACP Statement on Santa Fe High School Shooting

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization, issued the following statement regarding the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas…

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NAACP to Join With Students From Across the Nation for Saturday’s March for Our Lives

This coming Saturday, March 24, the Youth and College Division of the NAACP will join hands with the children, youth and families of the newly formed #NeverAgain movement and Everytown for Gun Safety.

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NAACP Joins Civil Rights Groups Urging Attorney General Sessions to Include Civil Rights in DOJ’s Priorities

The NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, along with other prominent African-American civil rights organizations, has sent a joint letter strongly advising U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions …

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Capital One Bank Hit With Explosive Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Capital One minority customers allege the employee repeatedly complained to the bank that Capital One was breaking the law by discriminating against minority communities.

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February 26 – North Carolina NAACP Challenges Legislative Building Rules in Court

Judge Carl Fox to hear arguments on whether the NC Legislature violated the Separation of Powers Act, resulting in numerous Moral Monday protestors being charged with violating building rules and second degree trespass.

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NAACP Calls for Greater Advocacy Against Gun Policies and Lobby

The NAACP issued the following statement today regarding the school shooting mass murder tragedy in Florida.

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Historic Thousands That Gathered in Raleigh, Despite the Rain

Yesterday’s delegation of resisters shall come to recognize we have a collective soul that will not perish.  A soul that will rise in triumph over every obstacle cast in our path …

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Celebrating Great Civilizations of Africa – NAACP and Africa-America Institute Announce Alliance

The NAACP will work with the Africa-America Institute on the development and distribution of a curriculum designed to highlight the accomplishments and history of African Diaspora.

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The Alabama Miracle: Doug Jones’s Moral Fusion Victory

The instrument chosen to perform the Alabama Miracle was the prosecutor who convicted Ku Klux Klan members for dynamiting of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham in 1963, which killed 14-year-old girls climbing the stairs to attend worship.

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NC NAACP: Chief Justice Mark Martin to Meet with NC NAACP Leadership

RALEIGH- Ten days ago we delivered letters to Chief Justice Mark Martin, leader of the Judiciary Branch of North Carolina. The letter was similarly delivered to the Executive and Legislative branch leaders.

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North Carolina NAACP Statement on the U.S. Senate Tax Scam

The NC NAACP stands with and defends all who are colored by the sin of discrimination. Those who have created and lobbied for the US Senate Tax “Reform” Bill–including Acting-President Trump–are guilty of not one, but three sins.

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Nominees Announced For 49th NAACP Image Awards

The nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Netflix and OWN leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 17 nominations, respectively. Universal Pictures leads with 10 nominations, followed by Annapurna and Open Road Films …

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