RIHANNA RECEIVED THE PRESIDENT’S AWARD AND U.S. CONGRESSMAN AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER JOHN LEWIS WAS HONORED WITH THE NAACP CHAIRMAN’S AWARD DURING THE LIVE CEREMONY POWERFUL PERFORMANCES BY JILL SCOTT AND H.E.R. WITH SKIP MARLEY LOS ANGELES/BET– (February 22, 2020) — The NAACP recently celebrated the stellar achievements of the 51st NAACP Image Awards winners during […]
(Black PR Wire) BALTIMORE, MD – NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, has announced its 109th convention, beginning Saturday, July 14 through Wednesday, July 18 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E Market St. “This year’s convention happens at a watershed moment in our history where civil rights we once considered permanent, are under attack like never […]
Historic partnership will showcase excellence from the Diaspora and provide curriculum that celebrates the great civilizations of Africa (Black PR Wire) Pasadena, CA – On Monday, January 15, 2018, the holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the NAACP and the Africa-America Institute announced a ground breaking partnership during the 49th NAACP Image […]
Source: Win McNamee / Getty Novmber 8, 2017 – The NAACP, the nation’s original and largest social justice advocacy organization, has released the following statement today announcing a travel advisory warning African Americans about their safety and well being when patronizing American Airlines or traveling on American Airlines flights: “The NAACP for several months now […]
Few are pleased with the comprises made by North Carolina's GOP lawmakers and Democratic governor.
The NAACP releases a comprehensive analysis of Judge Neil Gorsuch. It explains its opposition to his Supreme Court nomination
Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.
NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and General Counsel Brad Berry met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday about the Justice Department tackling policing, voting rights and suppression affecting African Americans.
The NAACP calls for an economic boycott of North Carolina over legislation that it says discriminates against the LGBT community.
The NAACP slams Stamford, Connecticut officials. It calls for a full police investigation of the crime.
1900 For a Lincoln birthday celebration, James Weldon Johnson writes the lyrics for “Lift Every Voice and Sing”. With music by his brother, J. Rosamond, the song is first sung by 500 children in Jacksonville, Fla. It will become known as the “Negro National Anthem”. 1903 American baritone opera singer Todd Duncan, the first […]