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Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mom, released a video asking parents nationwide to support the Second Chance campaign, a new national campaign working to reform, repeal and prevent passage of new Florida-style “Shoot First” laws around the country. The Second Chance campaign launched after Martin’s death with the NAACP, the National Urban League, the National Action […]

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The 21st Annual NAACP Theatre Awards went down last night in Los Angeles where Raven-Symone received the Spirit Award for bringing energy, tenacity, innovation, commitment and talent to the local theater scene. (She starred in “Father’s Day” with Rosie Perez earlier this year). The “Salute To Black Theatre” event also brought out Diahann Carroll, who […]

A recent study was done at YourBlackWorld.com in regards to the NAACP nominating hip-hop artists like Jay Z and Nicki Minaj for awards, when they use derogatory terms toward women and the “N-word” in their raps. The survey sparked from The survey posed this question to participants: “The NAACP Image Awards recently nominated artists like […]

South Carolina — The NAACP will be protesting the 150th anniversary secession ball in Charleston, South Carolina. The State reports: NAACP members and supporters plan to hold a peaceful march in downtown Charleston the day of the ball, on Dec. 20, followed by a meeting and question-and-answer session focusing on slavery. Participants will watch segments […]

A squabble at a council meeting in a Georgia city has caught the attention of the NAACP after a white councilman told his black counterpart that he should be working in a cotton field. The exchange took place in a recent Warner Robins City Council meeting near Macon.

Al Sharpton spoke up against the Tea Party at a recent NAACP state convention in New Jersey. Click here to see what he said.

Shirley Sherrod has emailed an open letter defending herself and the NAACP, while attacking conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart and the Tea Party. Here is the letter: Back in March, I delivered a speech to an NAACP Freedom Fund banquet in my home state of Georgia. I drew on my personal life story to urge poor […]

Former Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she will pursue a lawsuit against conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart. Breitbart posted an edited video clip of Sherrod appearing to say she discriminated against a white farmer looking for assistance.

The wife of the white farmer allegedly discriminated against by the USDA’s rural development director for Georgia said Shirley Sherrod “kept us out of bankruptcy.” Eloise Spooner awoke Tuesday to discover that Sherrod had lost her job after videotaped comments she made at a local NAACP banquet surfaced on the web.

A black USDA official in Georgia has resigned after publicly admitting she didn’t help a white man trying to save his farm to the “full force” of her power and instead referred him to “one of his own.”

Mark Williams, the flamethrower leading the battle against the Ground Zero mosque, was kicked out of the National Tea Party Federation Saturday for a racist blog post.