NAACP appoints Cornell William Brooks to be its 18th national president.
American leaders eulogize South African President Nelson Mandela.
Civil rights groups will use the March on Washington to mobilize Americans around voting rights.
The Republican candidate for president speaks on health-care reform, the economy and the 2012 election at the NAACP annual convention.
The NAACP’s endorsement of same-sex marriage raises questions about what the future of the Black civil rights movement will look like.
In the first day of sessions at BET's Leading Women Defined summit, panelists discussed education reform, activism, mentoring and careers. See the day unfold in pictures.