The 104-year-old organization is working to dispel myths that it's black-only and mired in the past.
A sociologist has urged the NAACP to push for this change to school discipline policy.
Zimmerman's attorney has submitted evidence pulled from Trayvon Martin's cellphone, portraying the teen as a marijauna-smoking fighter.
Knife-wielding assailants attacked the British soldier in broad daylight, in what's being investigated as an ideologically motivated crime.
This is the latest from Virginia's Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson.
The 17-year-old rapper was charged with one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct for smoking marijuana in a hotel room.
The 9-year-old was one of seven children killed at Moore, Okla.'s Plaza Towers Elementary School in Monday's disaster.
Race Manners: Maybe your friends' pets are doing you a favor? At least now your social circle can't ignore race.
A Wal-Mart customer in Virginia was concerned that the family "didn't match up."
Mark Carson's murder was just the latest incident in a month that's seen an uptick in homophobic violence in the city. Demonstrators' message: "Mark is not going to die in vain."
The president called the targeting of conservative groups "outrageous" and said he "will not tolerate it." Will critics be satisfied with his response?
In remarks touting the health care legislation's benefits for women and families, the president warned against misinformation.
If confirmed, the North Carolina congressman and former Black Caucus chair will run a key housing-regulatory agency.
Via Twitter, our favorite jokes and celebrity run-ins from the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
The Senate's defeat of a bipartisan gun-buyer background-check bill inspired unusually harsh words from the president.
An unlikely coalition of stars, activists, elected officials and athletes has a drug-policy message for the president.
The vice president will wrap up Black History Month by taking part in the annual crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Talking to The Root, black lawmakers gave it high marks, and NAACP's Ben Jealous praised "the president's swag."
As he starts a second term, we look at how he's addressed eco-hazards in poor and minority areas.