Voter protection is a major concern in this election and the NAACP is taking action with their "Selma Initiative."
An Alabama NAACP branch criticizes a grand jury's decision not to indict a Mobile police officer. The officer fatally shot a Black teen during a traffic stop, and many questions remain about the incident.
Dr. Steve Perry questions the motives of the NAACP's Board of Directors in calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion.
Attorney Jack Greenberg, a protege of and successor to Thurgood Marshall at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and the last lawyer to have argued Brown v. Board of Education, has died at 91.
The NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund is the first civil and human rights law firm, established in 1940 by late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. The early seeds of the LDF can be traced to the year before when prominent Black attorney Charles Hamilton Houston helped bolster the NAACP’s legal department. Houston, a former vice-dean and dean […]
Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick spoke out on a photo that appeared to show the two NFL players in each other's faces.
Kaepernick is not the first athlete to sit out the National Anthem or speak out on racial injustice, but his protest stands out because of his prominence and his willingness to take a risk.
A coalition of civil rights groups urge the Census Bureau to change its policy of how counting prisoners. In a letter they say dislocating the prisoners is discriminatory and distorts democracy.
Donald Trump’s recent interest in African-American voters has produced a backlash condemning the politicians for his offensive and condescending comments. To make matters worse, Trump has been addressing predominantly White audiences when speaking to the Black community. Well, Trump’s campaign announced on Monday that the GOP presidential nominee will make his first appearance before a predominantly Black […]
In a joint complaint, the NAACP and two disabled Black students accuse Richmond, Virginia Schools of Discrimination. The U.S. Department of Education's Civil Rights Division is evaluating the allegations.
A federal judge suspends school board elections in Ferguson, Missouri. He said the process discriminates against Black voters.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed a huge opportunity to make a stand about race issues in a recent GQ interview released on Monday.