NAACP

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced it is partnering with the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and more than 200 of its coalition…

Roslyn M. Brock made history in February 2010 when she was unanimously elected the 14th Chairman of the NAACP’s National Board.  Not only is Brock…

The “45TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS” NOMINEES ANNOUNCED Two-Hour Special Airs Live on Saturday, February 22 on TV One at 9:00 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed)  One-Hour…

Louisa, VA —  It was a memorable weekend, when Keynote speaker Sheilah Belle, The Belle gave a powerful call to action speech for the 2013 NAACP Louisa County Banquet. Afterwards The Belle signed autographs and took pictures. The Belle said, “What a blessed time in the Lord. I was truly humbled by the feedback and […]

Washington, D.C. — To the surprise of many Benjamin Jealous, the president and CEO of the NAACP, says he will be stepping down from his post by the end of the year. Jealous announced his plans to resign on Sunday. He says he is making plans to teach at a university and to spend more […]

NAACP president Benjamin Jealous issued a statement following the George Zimmerman verdict calling for the Department of Justice to file civil rights charges against George…

Charlotteans were among the estimated 1,500 people who descended upon the General Assembly on Monday to protest impending legislation by the state legislature. Monday’s turn…

This is Troy Davis. He was charged for the murder or police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989 and executed in 2011. Davis maintained his innocence…

The Georgia State Conference of the NAACP and the Fayette County Branch of the NAACP are conducting a preliminary investigation into the circumstances of the June 8 arrest of World Changers Church International Pastor Creflo Dollar. The well-known mega-church pastor was arrested at his home around 2am on charges of simple battery and cruelty to […]

Roslyn M. Brock made history in February 2010 when she was unanimously elected the 14th Chairman of the NAACP’s National Board.  Not only is Brock the youngest person to hold this position, but she is also the fourth woman to be elected as Chairman of the National Advancement of Colored People. Additionally, Brock serves as Vice […]

Acapella Sensation Returns to their Roots with Their Highly Anticpated CD One “The baddest vocal cats on the planet!” – Quincy Jones New York, NY — Acapella sensation Take 6 (Alvin Chea, Khristian Dentley, Joey Kibble, Mark Kibble, Claude V. McKnight III, David Thomas) defies category. The instantly recognizable and irrepressible ten-time Grammy and Dove […]

A confidential informant from the New York Police Department spied on Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network as the group met together to discuss large-scale protests of the Sean Bell case. The Huffington Post reports that the informant attended the NAN meeting which was held just a week after a judge acquitted three detectives of […]