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NAACP Buffalo Chapter President Condemns Mass Shooting, Appeals To The Government To Step Up

Rev. Mark Blue explained, “We're not asking for a handout. We're asking for a hand up.”
05/18/2022

Majority Black Tennessee Town Reaches Agreement To Avoid State Takeover

Mason officials accused the state of racial bias in its power grab ahead of a Ford Motor plant opening nearby.
05/09/2022

Patrick Lyoya: Grand Rapids NAACP Demand Prosecutor Recusal

They say Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker works too closely with Grand Rapids police.
04/28/2022

Black Twitter Reacts To Elon Musk’s Twitter Acquisition, Wondering Where’s Everyone Going Next

The NAACP issued a statement warning the billionaire, while Black users respond – with tweets.
04/26/2022

Mia Jaye, Young Dolph’s Widow, Connects With NAACP to Solve Violence in Memphis

“I’m so determined to make sure that in Adolph’s name that some change is made,” Jaye says.
02/04/2022

NAACP Leader Says Virginia State Senator Told Him ‘I’ll Rip Your Heart Out’

Lafayette Jefferson said the threat from Sen. Joe Morrissey stemmed from his opposition to a legislative bill that he opposed.
02/03/2022

National NAACP Ousts San Diego Branch President

This Marks the Second Time in Two Years the National Office Has Dismissed the San Diego Leader
12/15/2021

A Black Missouri Man Was Killed By White Neighbor Claiming Self-Defense

Family and neighbors say Justin King was killed in cold blood
12/04/2021

NAACP Legal Defense Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill to Leave Position Next Spring

11/18/2021

Civil Rights Groups Join to Offer Scorecard on Elected Officials’ Voting Records

National Urban League CEO Marc Morial explained the need for the report.
11/11/2021

NAACP Urges Professional Athletes Not To Sign With Texas Teams

The move comes in response to Texas Republicans enacting laws that restrict voting and reproductive rights.
10/29/2021