NAACP and NNPA Lead Protest Against Police Brutality

Delucca “Lucca” Rolle, the 15-year-old high school student who was punched and had his head slammed against the concrete by law enforcement officers last month…

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NAACP 110th Convention Mobilizing in Detroit

This year’s event will highlight the 400th year recognition of the first enslaved Africans brought to the shores of Virginia in 1619. It’s a seminal moment for the 110-year-old organization…

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NAACP – Wall Street to Highlight Launch of New Minority Impact ETF

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) joined Impact Shares at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

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NAACP Infusing Social Justice into Wall Street- Highlighting New Minority Impact ETF

“ETF’s represent the means by which communities can support those companies who invest in us and are concerned about our issues,” said NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson.

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NAACP Celebrates 110th Anniversary of Freedom Fighting

Had there been no May 17, 1954 (the day the Supreme Court ruled in Brown V. Board of Education), I’m not sure there would have been a Little Rock. I’m not sure there would have been a Martin Luther King Jr….

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NAACP President Derrick Johnson Responds to Federal Judge Jesse Furman’s Ruling on the 2020 Census

The addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census only increases the likelihood of a substantial undercount of immigrant communities…

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Visionary Freedom Fighter Don Rojas Recounts a Life of Service

Don Rojas has made major contributions to the struggle for freedom in Black communities across the globe. As the first communications director for the NAACP, he used his resources to support social justice movements…

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November 27 the Moral Fight for Our Democracy and Our Power Continues

We are grateful today to all of you who overcame barriers placed in your path— personal and structural— to express your voice in this historic election! Democracy is a practice. It is only realized through the expression of the people’s will. All roads lead to Raleigh ‪on November 27 as we prepare for this usurper General Assembly…

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Brian Kemp Resigns as Georgia Secretary of State – NAACP Statement

Republican gubernatorial nominee Brian Kemp is stepping down from his post as Georgia secretary of state, effective on Thursday. Kemp’s move comes as he remains locked in a close race  against Democrat Stacey Abrams, which national outlets have yet to call.

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NAACP Files Voter Complaint Against Secretary of State Brian Kemp Over Voting Machine Irregularities

The Georgia NAACP has received complaints from several voters on touch screen irregularities when attempting to select Stacey Abrams as their choice for governor – the machines instead chose Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

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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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