Black Leaders Skeptical of GOP’s Black Outreach Campaigns

Black leaders and political analysts range from cautiously optimistic to downright skeptical of the Republican Party’s renewed campaign to reach African-American and other sidelined...

White House Fence Jumper is from Maryland, Charged with Assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two...

Almost Half A Million Texas Voters May Be Turned Away from Polls

In an emergency action, the Texas NAACP, and other civil rights groups, asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Texas from enforcing Senate Bill...

Media Diversity at Stake with CNN Layoffs

Black leaders are expressing concern about how mass layoffs at CNN will impact media diversity. Earlier this month, Turner Broadcasting System, a Time Warner subsidiary...

Fighting the Good Fight

Lucile Adams-Campbell, professor of Oncology and associate dean of Community Health & Outreach at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has long understood the power...

High Court Balks at Last-Minute Voting Changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal...

Study: White Voters More Likely to Support Voter ID Laws When Shown Images of...

White voters are more likely to say they support voter ID laws if primed with a picture of an African American voting, versus a...

Introducing the New NAACP Nat. Pres.

Inspired to help people of all walks of life, Cornell William Brooks, recently appointed president and CEO of the NAACP, wants to expand the...

Fed. Courts Address Voter Disenfranchisement

Hundreds of thousands of voters of color in Texas and Wisconsin will not be denied access to the ballot box this November in the...

Ignorance of the Law, No Excuse for Police

Like most people, Sgt. Matt Darisse said he believed driving with a broken tail light was against the law, but he was wrong.  On...

Dept. of Ed Details Racial Disparities in Letter to States, School Districts

A letter from the U.S. Department of Education to states and school districts lays out the consistent racial disparities present in America’s public schools....

Low Labor Force, High Poverty, and High Inequality

(Washington, DC) – The NAACP has released the following statement in response to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) September employment report which indicates...