Joining Dr. Joseph C. Gathe will be Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, leadership of the Houston Health Department, Director Stephen L. Williams and Dr. David Persse, LeTesha Montgomery, Vice President of Operations and Patient Access, Houston Methodist Hospital.
Texas has a long history of discrimination as it relates to political mapmaking. Coming up on Tuesday lawmakers will begin the 2021 round of redistricting for the first time in nearly 50 years with no federal oversight. The new political boundaries are supposed to be drawn to account for the state’s booming population. In every […]
Today, when it seems that so many are apathetic about exercising the franchise, I thought it fitting to recognize the anniversary of Lawrence Aaron Nixon who walked into the same El Paso polling place that had denied him his ballot twenty years before. On that day, July 22, 1944, he voted in a Democratic primary. […]
For the first time in its award show history, voting for the 49th NAACP Image Awards will be open to the public. Viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite nominees in 36 different categories across film, television, and music. In previous years, winners of the awards were selected only by members of the NAACP. This year, […]
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.
A North Carolina school board voted against a requested Confederate flag ban on school campuses.
The NAACP slams Stamford, Connecticut officials. It calls for a full police investigation of the crime.
Cornell Brooks, President of the NAACP, and other activists were arrested on Monday for staging a sit-in at Sen. Jeff Sessions’ office.
More than 1,300 law professors signed an open letter protesting Jeff Sessions' nomination. They voice concerns about his record.
The police ended an NAACP sit-in at Sen. Jeff Sessions' office. They were protesting his attorney general nomination.