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Educated Black Lives Also Matter-All Good Schools Help Our Kids

We should endeavor to provide as many diverse options as possible to meet the diverse needs of today's student

In the debate over whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools, we must…

By Kevin Chavous

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Josephine Baker with Lena Horne at The March on Washington.

Success Strategies of Josephine Baker

While delving more into Josephine's history, I discovered patterns of greatness that without a doubt led her to massive success

Talented, beautiful, entertaining and inspiring; those are just a few words used to describe all-around…

By Sirita Wright

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Reframing the Narrative Around Black Men

Prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship selects Trabian Shorters as fellow

It’s an untold story: Black men are assets in the U.S. They are patriots, entrepreneurs,…

By Robin White Goode

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NAACP 25th Annual Theatre Awards

NAACP Announces Theatre Award Nominees

'Porgy & Bess,' 'Above the Fold,' and Taraji P. Henson among top nominees

The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch’s Theatre Viewing Committee announced nominations for the 25th Annual NAACP…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Eric Holder Honored at NAACP Legal Defense Fund 75th Anniversary Gala

The first African American to serve as U.S. Attorney General received the Thurgood Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award

The NAACP LDF honored former United States Attorney General Eric Holder for his lifelong efforts…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Remembering Julian Bond As A Champion of Black Enterprise

A consummate journalist, Bond understood the importance of black-owned media as a voice of empowerment and self-determination for African Americans.

Against a backdrop of activism and achievement, it could be easy to forget that Bond…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Journey for Justice: NAACP and Activism Organizations Conclude 860-Mile March

Participants and supporters commemorate completion via social

The NAACP along with other organizations and leaders have hosted series of demonstrations, teach-ins and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Getting Out of Credit Card Debt Once and For All

Creating a debt payment plan you can stick to

As a part of the overall spending plan, credit card debt payments should not…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Julian Bond, Civil Rights Leader and Activist, Dies

Former chairman of NAACP leaves legacy of leadership and service to the disenfranchised

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) announced Bond’s death Sunday, Aug. 16, indicating he died…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Marilyn Mosby Will Speak at NAACP Women’s Empowerment Brunch

Baltimore State's Attorney to talk about maximizing personal value, on the job and in the community

Baltimore State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, will talk women’s empowerment at NAACP National Convention in Philadelphia.…

By Brittany Dandy

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Young People Prepare for National ACT-SO Competition

Students can win up to $2,000 in scholarship money

Students compete in NAACP’s ACT-SO Olympics of the Mind in diverse categories such as cooking…

By Robin White Goode

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Who Is Burning Black Churches?

Recent wave of 'suspicious' black church burnings recall nations dark past

Another historic black church has burned down in the South, as the investigations continue into…

By Michael Tolbert

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NAACP To Host 106th Annual National Convention In Philadelphia

Social justice leaders convene in Philadelphia to discuss pressing issues

“Our lives, our votes, our jobs and our schools matter” – Cornell William Brooks, NAACP…

By Michael Tolbert

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The Steady Wavering Confederate Flag: The Political Response

The Civil War era symbol reemerges in political discussion

Several southern politicians have already set in motion the disassociation of their state and the…

By Michael Tolbert

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The Weekend Update: June 15th

Rachel Dolezal resigned, and Arianna Alexander dominated the classroom

“It is with complete allegiance to the cause of racial and social justice and…

By Michael Tolbert

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Man Arrested for Bombing Near NAACP Office in Colorado

Police make arrest in connection with last month's explosion near NAACP building

Police make arrest in the NAACP bombing incident that occurred last month

By Courtney Connley

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This Day in History: The NAACP Was Founded

This day 106 years ago, the largest civil rights organization was formed

We explore the history of the NAACP, as today marks its 106th year anniversary.

By Essence Gant

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NAACP Image Awards 2015 Reveals Non-Televised Winners

Beyoncé, Common, Iyanla and others take home an Image Award

The 46th NAACP Image Awards are set to premiere tonight at 9:00 P.M. Anthony Anderson…

By Essence Gant

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Ladies of Legacy: Myrlie Evers-Williams

The 2014 Award Recipient leaves Alcorn State to focus on Medgar & Myrlie Institute

Activist and author Myrlie Evers-Williams is a 2014 Black Enterprise Legacy Award recipient and history…

By Raqiyah Mays

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Twitter Chides Media For Lack Of Coverage Over #NAACPBombing

Mainstream media didn't find the attack in Colorado Springs as important

In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, January 6, of the new year, a bomb,…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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