Last month, Timmonsville, S.C., NAACP President the Rev. Jerrod Moultrie slammed local police in a Facebook post, claiming to have been racially profiled during a routine traffic stop.
Sequita Thompson choked on her tears and wailed in sorrow while telling the gathered crowd about the events that occurred the night two Sacramento, Calif., police officers fired 20 shots into her grandson’s body, ending his life.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed a discrimination lawsuit Wednesday against the Department of Homeland Security for rescinding the Temporary Protected Status of nearly 60,000 Haitian immigrants.
Don’t you just love us? On Monday night, #BlackExcellence was out in full force at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards, and our best and brightest stars did not come to play. They came to werk.
After a series of highly publicized racial incidents with American Airlines or its employees, the company recently announced that it will be instituting mandatory implicit-bias training for the company in 2018.
The NAACP announced the nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards on Monday.
The NAACP has issued a complaint against a Virginia sheriff’s deputy who works in the school system after she donned blackface and dressed up as Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) to accompany her boyfriend, who was dressed up as Donald Trump, to a Halloween party.
The NAACP issued an alert Tuesday warning black travelers to use caution if they decide to fly with American Airlines because of what the organization described as a “pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers” over a period of several months.
I marched a hole in my shoes the first time.
Taking a page from the manual How to Apologize After You’ve Marginalized a Community, Airbnb announced a new partnership with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People that will see the company donating money to the NAACP and ...
Last month the NAACP issued its first-ever travel advisory for a state—a whole entire state—for people of color. That state was my home state, the place of my birth and home to the people I love most in the world: Missouri.
The state of Missouri has earned the dubious distinction of being the first-ever state to have a travel advisory issued against it by the NAACP, the warning issued because of a recent string of both directly and indirectly state-sanctioned racist and discriminatory incidents.
Every now and again, Google shares a gem in the form of a doodle on its home page, recognizing dates that have some relevance to history, culture—anything like that. Today’s doodle marks the 100-year anniversary of the iconic Silent Protest Parade where some 10,000 African Americans marched in total silence to protest…
You know how there’s the one person at your job, at your church or in your sorority who you can’t stand, but you have to invite them to the cookout because you invited everyone else, and you don’t want to be the asshole?
Former NAACP head Ben Jealous, backed by former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, is expected to announce Wednesday that he’s throwing his hat into the ring to become governor of Maryland.
After three years in the position, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks was voted out by the organization’s national board Friday as the organization pledges a “systemwide refresh” and “strategic reenvisioning” to best position the historic civil rights organization to “confront the realities of today’s volatile…
When the words “black liberation theology” are spoken, several names immediately come to mind: the Rev. James Cone, who coined the term; the Rev. Sojourner Truth; the Rev. Nat Turner; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Dr. Cornel West; the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon; and the Rev. Dr. William…
At what point does lighting the candle instead of cursing the darkness become an example of just plain—and deliberate—political impotence?
Jocques Clemmons, 31, was shot and killed by Nashville, Tenn., Police Officer Joshua Lippert on Feb. 10, and two months after his death, the investigation into the shooting continues, leading to the Nashville NAACP’s call for more police accountability as well as a citizens review board.