On Saturday, the NAACP named Derrick Johnson as interim president and CEO, effective immediately. The unanimous decision was made by the executive committee of the board of directors during the association’s 108th annual convention in Baltimore. NAACP Board Chair Leon Russell “Derrick’s longtime service with the Association will allow him to take decisive action to deal with […]
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.
Rachel Dolezal became the face for challenging identity and beliefs when it was discovered that she was a white woman, living her life and identifying as a black woman. After publishing a book, receiving major backlash and becoming the laughing stock of the Internet, Dolezal is now speaking out about her current life conditions, revealing […]
The NAACP calls for an economic boycott of North Carolina over several pieces of discriminatory legislation and practices.
It's been over a month since Heather Lindsay and Lexene Charles found the word "n*gger" spray painted on their garage door.
The NAACP slams Stamford, Connecticut officials. It calls for a full police investigation of the crime.
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' Alabama office. They were protesting his attorney general nomination.
The president of North Carolina's NAACP filed a lawsuit Wednesday against American Airlines after he said the company removed him from a flight because of his skin color, reports ABC News.
Voter protection is a major concern in this election and the NAACP is taking action with their "Selma Initiative."