Equal Justice Initiative, Kiss Case

Two Black Men Recount Their Childhood Trauma of Being Arrested, Jailed, and Beaten After White Girl Kissed Them on the Cheek

In one fateful moment, the lives of James Hanover Thompson and David Simpson were forever changed, destroying their childhood innocence and perpetually tying them to “The Kissing Case.”

The Purple Garden: New Jersey is a Complicated State with Complicated Politics

There are no easy answers when it comes to right- or left-wing in the Garden State.
NAACP Image Awards

The 55th NAACP Image Awards To Air Live in Los Angeles On BET on Saturday, March 16, 2024

Nominees are to be announced on Thursday, January 25, including eight dynamic new submission categories.

NAACP Unveils Legislative Priorities Ahead Of Congressional Black Caucus Weekend

The civil rights organization says it’s ‘committed to amplifying the needs of Black communities’ to achieve lasting progress.

Delaware NAACP Calls For Independent Probe After Police Shooting In New Castle

Tremaine Jackson, 28, was killed after two troopers accused him of shoplifting several items from a hardware store in New Castle.

NAACP To Move Its Headquarters To Washington D.C.

The nation’s oldest civil rights organization has called Baltimore home since 1986

Florida Postpones African American History Teacher Training Event, Causing Frustration Among Educators

The decision to cancel the event has been harshly criticized by veteran members of the state’s African American History task force.

NAACP Urging 'Extreme Caution' For Visitors To Louisiana

Several bills targeting LGBTQ people are currently being considered at the Louisiana state legislature.

NAACP President Says That Debt Ceiling Deal 'Misses The Mark' for Black Americans

“The well-being of Black Americans and vulnerable people should never be negotiated,” NAACP President & CEO Derrick Johnson said.

Michigan Local NAACP Chapter To March In Memorial Day Parade After Ban Overturned

The NAACP was excluded from the Greater Muskegon Memorial Day Parade due to a ban on political groups.

Martin Luther King’s Daughter Bernice King Responds To Sen. Ted Cruz's Criticism Of NAACP Florida Advisory

The civil rights organization warns that Florida has become ‘hostile’ toward Black people.