Economic Agenda Purposed by the HUB Inclusion Coalition and NC NAACP – GDN Exclusive

Economic Agenda Purposed by the HUB Inclusion Coalition and NC NAACP – GDN Exclusive

The NC HUB Coalition and the NAACP economic development committee are convening a series of virtual conferences to address issues

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NAACP Condemns Current State Coronavirus Legislation – “Companies Over People”  Stimulus Relief Bill

NAACP Condemns Current State Coronavirus Legislation – “Companies Over People”  Stimulus Relief Bill

Baltimore, MD – The NAACP applauded tonight’s Senate procedural vote blocking advancement of the current Senate version of the Congressional

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Former NAACP Chief and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Kweisi Mfume Wins Primary for Cummings Seat

Former NAACP Chief and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Kweisi Mfume Wins Primary for Cummings Seat

Former NAACP President and five-term Congressman Kweisi Mfume won big in a Democratic primary contest to replace the late Congressman

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NAACP to Address the Underfunding of HBCUs Across the U.S. on Upcoming Tele-Town Hall

NAACP to Address the Underfunding of HBCUs Across the U.S. on Upcoming Tele-Town Hall

BALTIMORE  — On Thursday, October 10, 2019, the NAACP will address the underfunding of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

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NAACP and NNPA Lead Protest Against Police Brutality

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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