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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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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