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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

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