The lipstick brand has already raised over $40,000 for medical bills, the NAACP, and Black Lives Matters actvists.
On the heels of the clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, Alaska members of the NAACP met and reflected on the issues of race, bigotry and white … Click to Continue »
Controversial quarterback Colin Kaepernick deserves a chance to continue his NFL career, his supporters said Saturday. Those backers include the NAACP and current and former members of the New York City Police Department, including famed corruption fighter Frank Serpico. Show More Summary
The NAACP chapter in Atlanta is calling for all football fans to boycott NFL games by not watching those contests until a team signs Kaepernick. NAACP calls for boycott if Kaepernick remains unsigned Two prominent organizations showed support for quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his inability to catch on with an NFL team. Show More Summary
NAACP chapter condemns the fiery Republican’s aggressive stance on Confederate monumentsm, while residents of Carver Road praise him for fighting to protect their historic community.
I'd be fine with this but not for the reasons they are calling for. Do it! NAACP calling for boycott of NFL, Atlanta Falcons. In fact, just boycott all sports, movies, entertainment. Knock yourselves out....
The Kaepernick situation is slowly turning into a black eye for the NFL
With the season getting ever so closer, the NAACP has increased its efforts on trying to secure Colin Kaepernick a job in the league by calling for a boycott of the NFL. The NAACP wants Atlanta Falcons fans to stay away from there brand spanking new Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the season opener nor watch it on the […]
The mayor of a Georgia city says the city will not remove a memorial to the Civil War dead, after a letter from the local NAACP chapter president asked for … Click to Continue »
Among all of the hot takes, outrage and grief after the Charlottesville rally-turned-deadly-incident, a measured take and viewpoint by a leader of a NAACP Pennsylvania chapter sought to restore calm. Esther Lee, chapter president of the NAACP in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, pointed out that history is done and over with and it was tragic how someone […]
A local Delaware NAACP branch wants officials to cut off state funding for a historical society to force the removal of a Confederate monument on its grounds. Local news media … Click to Continue »
Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, talks with Rachel Maddow about how best to anticipation and counter the political ambitions of...
Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Congress can do more than the bare minimum of tweeting...
Former President Ronald Reagan spoke to the NAACP’s annual convention in 1981 when he was commander in chief, and his comments stand in sharp contrast to Trump’s tepid response to racist violence. You are the ones who willfully violate the meaning of the dream that is America.
Members of the West Virginia NAACP have requested the creation of a citizens' police review board for one of the state's largest cities. News outlets report West Virginia NAACP President … Click to Continue »
Here's a clip from a 1981 NAACP convention speech, where President Ronald Reagan addresses "a few remarks to those groups who still adhere to senseless racism and religious prejudice, to those individuals who persist in such hatefulShow More Summary
Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, joined HRC for an #HRCTwitterTakeover to discuss Charlottesville, the hate driving the widespread racial violence in America, and the need for action, policy and protections to fight back. [View the story "#HRCTwitterTakeover with Sherrilyn Ifill" on Storify]
St. Louis' hospitality industry says it's starting to see lost business that's perhaps tied to the NAACP's travel warning to would-be visitors to Missouri. The warning, issued last month as … Click to Continue »
The NAACP is suing Indiana officials, seeking to block a new state law the civil rights group alleges would discriminate against black and Latino voters in heavily populated Lake County … Click to Continue »
It was in response to longtime racial disparities in traffic enforcement and multiple incidents examples of harm to minority residents and visitors. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — NAACP officials say their recent travel advisory for Missouri is the first that the civil rights group has issued for any state. Show More Summary