NAACP

The NAACP has a new president and she’s a woman! According to reports, the 104-year-old organization recently named Lorraine C. Miller as the next interim…

With the recent resignation of NAACP President Ben Jealous (pictured), the organization finds itself looking for new leadership. In the organization’s 104-year history, a woman…

In a surprise move, NAACP President Benjamin Jealous, 40, has announced that he is stepping down from the position in January, 2014, reports USA Today.…

US Attorney General Eric Holder faces a tough decision as civil rights group petition the Department of Justice to press federal civil rights charges against…

After an IRS official acknowledged that the agency flagged some 75 conservative groups for additional reviews due to their names including the words “tea party” or…

It seems the Republican lawmakers behind North Carolina’s conservative statehouse agenda should get used to seeing the faces of protestors both at work at the…

Like a motorist swerving to avoid an accident, lawmakers in North Carolina have pulled the state to the far right, proposing a series of laws…

The progressive pushback continues against a series of proposed laws in the North Carolina legislature that seem designed to weaken voter rights, environmental laws, and…

This is Troy Davis. He was charged for the murder or police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989 and executed in 2011. Davis maintained his innocence…

The nominees for the 44th NAACP Image Awards have been announced. Anthony Anderson (Guys with Kids), Niecy Nash (The Soul Man), Yvette Nicole Brown (Community), Garcelle Beauvais (Flight), Tyler James Williams (Go On), and Zendaya (Shake It Up!) announced the categories and nominees. The ceremony will take place Feb. 1 on NBC. Flight, Django Unchained, […]

The NAACP did a great thing this week when they joined President Obama and many other civil rights leaders by formally endorsing marriage equality. The resolution itself reads as: The NAACP Constitution affirmatively states our objective to ensure the “political, educational, social and economic equality” of all people. Therefore, the NAACP has opposed and will […]

The NAACP has announced that its backing same-sex marriage, more than a week after President Obama also expressed support for the issue. “The mission of the NAACP has always been to ensure political, social and economic equality of all people,” Roslyn M. Brock, chairman of the NAACP’s board of directors, said in a statement. “We […]