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NAACP Files Federal Lawsuit Accusing Trump and Giuliani of Inciting U.S. Capitol Riot

Lawsuit Alleges Violation of the “Ku Klux Klan Act,” a Civil War-Era Statute Prohibiting Interference with Congress’ Constitutional Duties   Filed by NAACP and Civil Rights Law Firm Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, Lawsuit Also Names Proud Boys and Oath Keepers WASHINGTON D.C—Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson filed a federal lawsuit today accusing Donald J. Trump, Rudy […]

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NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson, Releases Statement on The Passing of Cicely Tyson

NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson issues statement on the death of actress Cicely Tyson: “She was an idol to so many of us, including myself, and brought our heroes to life on the silver screen.” https://abcn.ws/3iVNlw9 Today, the world lost a legend, an activist, and a groundbreaking actress, Cicely Tyson. She was an idol […]

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NAACP Mourns the Passing of Baseball Great Hank Aaron

The NAACP mourns the passing of Hank Aaron, Legendary Atlanta Brave and Major League Baseball record holder and a former member of the NAACP Board of Directors. “Hank did not only break barriers on the baseball field, but also in the civil rights movement,” said NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson. I hope that athletes […]

President-elect Joe Biden’s Zoom Call with NAACP President Derrick Johnson and other Civil Rights Leaders

Civil rights leaders pressed Biden, Harris on diverse Cabinet picks and criminal justice John Verhovek, Molly Nagle, Beatrice Peterson The president-elect has pledged to have a Cabinet that “looks like America.” [Video recording on 12/08/2020] President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris met virtually Tuesday with civil rights leaders amid calls to further diversify […]

NAACP Pushes Biden to Create Cabinet-Level Civil Rights Envoy

The head of the NAACP planned to push President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to create the role of civil rights czar, following a model Biden has already established in naming John Kerry to a Cabinet-level position as a climate envoy, during a virtual meeting Tuesday. The proposal was to come during a […]

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NAACP issues statement regarding Joe Biden’s comment, “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re voting for me or Trump, then you ain’t Black.”

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, made the following statement about a remark by former Vice President Joe Biden during his Friday morning interview on “The Breakfast Club.” “Yesterday, former Vice President Joe Biden made a comment about the NAACP’s endorsement. We want to clarify that the NAACP is a non-partisan organization and does not […]

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NAACP issues a statement regarding Wisconsin Primary Executive Order #73

Baltimore, MD (April 4, 2020) — The NAACP issued the following statement regarding Governor Tony Evers signing of Executive Order #73, calling the Legislature to meet and to take up changes to the upcoming spring election. The NAACP is in support of the proposed legislation that would reschedule the Wisconsin primary election date, and extend […]

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NAACP Issues National Travel Advisory For American Airlines

(October 24, 2017) – The NAACP, the nation’s original and largest social justice advocacy organization, has released the following statement today announcing a travel advisory warning African Americans about their safety and well being when patronizing American Airlines or traveling on American Airlines flights: “The NAACP for several months now has been monitoring a pattern […]

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NAACP | Milwaukee sues to stop Milwaukee County’s I-94 east-west project

MADISON – Civil rights and environmental groups sued the state Department of Transportation this week to block the expansion of I-94 in Milwaukee. The megaproject is already stalled because of a funding crunch and the lawsuit will make it harder for the state to put it back on track. The groups bringing the lawsuit are […]

Black Female Physicist, Tuskegee Professor Awarded $1.1 Million Grant To Fight Cancer

Alabama scientist, one of nation’s few black female physicists, breaks ground in cancer research When Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green receives invitations to be a guest speaker for professional groups, schools and nonprofit organizations, she almost never turns them down. “Usually if there is an invitation to speak at a forum like that, I accept it because […]

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