Mary J. Blige and JAY-Z are up for five NAACP Image Awards. Continue reading…
And they include a trio of TV newsers.
Columbus Underground: At the urging of local ballot issue committee Everyday People for Positive Change (EDP), the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) issued a letter to the City of Columbus asserting that its at-large method of electing city council members … Continue reading ?
The nominees are out for the 49th NAACP Image Awards! The annual event, which takes place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2018, celebrates the achievements of people of color in entertainment in film, television, music and literature. Show More Summary
Netflix and OWN lead the television selections, while Universal Pictures, Annapurna and Open Road Films are the leading motion picture contenders in the nominations the 49th NAACP Image Awards, set for January 15, 2018. In TV, Netflix has 23 nominations, while OWN has 17. Show More Summary
Building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline through low-income Eastern North Carolina counties would force people of color to bear more than their share of the risks posed by the nation’s power … Click to Continue »
A STREET PIRATE RELEASED A HIP HOP MIX TAPE, TIPPING OFF THE POLICE ABOUT HIS NEW ALIAS
Fumes Across the Fence-Line examines the environmental justice impacts of the petroleum industry Air pollution is equal opportunity when it comes to impacting human health. But when much of the infrastructure of the U.S. petroleum industry...Show More Summary
A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit over voter instructions in a Virginia county where a crucial race remains undecided. The Washington Post reported Monday that the NAACP's suit … Click to Continue »
The civil rights group says voters got conflicting instructions on how to ensure their provisional ballots got counted.
'Nikki Giovanni, poet, activist, seven-time NAACP Image Award winner, the first recipient of the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award, and recipient of the Langston Hughes Medal for Outstanding Poetry, joins us to discuss her book A Good Cry: What We Learn From Tears and Laughter. Show More Summary
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The president of California and Hawaii's NAACP chapters says Francis Scott Key's anthem is a 'racist song'
California chapter of the NAACP, whose leader calls national anthem "racist," will seek support from state lawmakers when they return in January.
Black-ish star and Emmy-nominated actor Anthony Anderson has been announced as the host of the 49th NAACP Image Awards. The awards show will air live January 15, 2018, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on TV One. Anderson hosted the 47th...Show More Summary
California’s NAACP is pushing for state lawmakers to support a campaign to remove "The Star Spangled Banner" as the country’s national anthem. In possibly the greatest 'virtue signal' yet, the organization last week began circulating...Show More Summary
Civil rights activists called for hate crime charges against a white student who smeared bodily fluids on her black roommate’s belongings. The Connecticut NAACP asked prosecutors to charge the 18-year-old student, Brianna Brochu, with a hate crime for her campaign of abuse against the other...
The California chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has said it pushing for the replacement of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem. The NAACP said it plans to start lobbyingShow More Summary