by Hayat Mohamed onApril 29, 2011
Members of the NAACP, Amnesty International and Color of Change are protesting the Georgia inmate's fourth execution date.
April 20, 2011
On the anniversary of the BP oil spill, an NAACP investigation reveals major holes in the recovery process.
by Latoya Peterson onApril 9, 2011
As government budget battles reach a fevered pitch, a new NAACP report argues that spending more on education and less on incarceration could turn around many minority communities.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 8, 2011
The NAACP is on a mission to get faith leaders to overcome the stigma and address HIV in the black community.
by Benjamin Todd Jealous onApril 4, 2011
Forty-three years to the day after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s slaying, those who fight for social and economic justice still face real threats to their safety and rights, says the NAACP's president.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 7, 2011
Despite criticism, For Colored Girls brings in outstanding director and outstanding motion picture honors.
by Nsenga Burton onMarch 2, 2011
The charges against a North Carolina man who shouted racial slurs before shooting two children don't match the alleged crime.
by Joe Davidson onJanuary 18, 2011
The civil rights leader-turned-professor assesses progress toward equality in America and measures the achievements of President Obama.
by E.R. Shipp onDecember 19, 2010
It was never a powerful monolith but, rather, a wide range of groups with different styles and -- usually -- common goals. Many movement veterans say that approach could work again.
by Deron Snyder onOctober 26, 2010
Banning menthol cigarettes, which 80 percent of African-American smokers prefer, won't make folks quit.
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