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Mississippi Environmental Regulator Denies NAACP's Jackson Water Discrimination Claim

Mississippi’s ‘racist funding policies’ are at the root of the majority-Black city’s water crisis, says the civil rights organization.
01/09/2023

2022 In Review: BET.com Reveals Biggest News Stories Of The Year

Amongst the millions of articles, photographs, videos, and social media posts out there, here are the stories that mattered most to our readers.
12/22/2022

NAACP Demands All Companies To Pause Advertising On Twitter

Former President Donald Trump is back on the streaming platform.
11/21/2022

Missouri State NAACP Urges ‘no’ Vote On Marijuana Legalization

The state chapter of the civil rights groups stands against the suggestion of all the other city and county chapters in Missouri.
10/11/2022

Virginia NAACP Leader Kent Carter Killed During Ambush While Celebrating His Birthday

Carter, who served as first vice president of NAACP’s Arlington Branch, was in Turks and Caicos when two unknown assailants attacked him.
10/06/2022

Louisville NAACP Calls For Kentucky Attorney General To Resign Over Breonna Taylor Case Or Face Impeachment

Daniel Cameron is accused of siding with law enforcement instead of impartially weighing evidence against federally indicted officers.
10/03/2022

NAACP Threatens Lawsuit If County In Virginia Gives Statue To Pro-Confederacy Groups

The groups are also asking for the “immediate surrounding land.”
09/20/2022

Orange County NAACP President Resigns, Claiming Anti-Asian-American Racism Drove Her Out

The chapter’s first South Asian president took to social media to say she didn’t feel that she could be effective in the organization.
08/23/2022

‘Imagine If Biden Made This A Reality For All Students’: Pharrell Williams Clears Student Loan Debt Of NAACP Youth Leaders

He surprised the five leaders on Friday (June 17) during a Black student debt crisis panel event.
06/19/2022

NAACP Wants Washington Commanders Coach Fired For Jan. 6 Remarks

Jack Del Rio described the violent insurrection as a “dust-up” in comparison to the 2020 George Floyd protests.
06/10/2022

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