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Hey, elected officials: No more chicken dinners…We need policy

by Jeffrey Boney, NNPA Newswire …It is fascinating the way some political candidates scurry around during election season trying to solicit the black vote so that they can get elected to a certain office or retain their current seat. It’s an art. Many of these...

OP-ED: Golfing While Black: Grandview Golf Club Asks Five Black Women to Leave the Club for Golfing Too Slow

Sandra Thompson (2nd from right), the president of the York County, Pa. branch of the NAACP, says that police must enforce laws against these businesses and their owners who file false complaints. The five women were golfing at Grandview Golf Club in York County,...

Before the Start of Cosby’s Sexual Assault Trial, at Least One Juror Says He’s Guilty

Juror No. 11 in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial said that he thought Cosby was guilty. Cosby’s defense team may move for a mistrial.

HU Students Occupy Campus Building Amid Financial Aid Scandal

Howard University students protest their administration and their school President Wayne A.I. Frederick's leadership.

OPINION: From Rally to Power: The Civic Obligation of Young, Black Leaders

Tiffany Dena Loftin, the director of the NAACP Youth and College Division talks about the “March for Our Lives” rally and the need for the voices of Black youth in the movement.

Sacramento Police Dept. Under Fire for Shooting Death of Stephon Clark, an Unarmed Black Man, in South Sacramento

The Sacrament Observer reports on the shooting death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, Calif. Clark was unarmed when Sacramento police officers fired at least 20 shots at him.

WATCH: “Flava In Ya Ear” Rapper Craig Mack Dead At 46

“Flava In Ya Ear” Rapper Craig Mack Dead At 46.

After Judge Steven O’Neill Rejects Dismissal, Cosby’s New Trial on 2004 Sexual Assault Allegations Begins April 2

Bill Cosby's new criminal trial on the 2004 sexual assault allegations begins April 2, 2018. Photo taken of Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt (left) leading the comedian into court during his trial last summer at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 5, 2017 in Norristown,...

OPINION: The Power Rising Conference Featured the Best and Brightest in Black Women Leadership

Julianne Malveaux talks about the next generation of Black women leaders including Leah Daughtry, Minyon Moore, Yolanda Caraway, Amanda Brown-Lierman, LaDavia Drane, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, and Phoenix Award winner Tamika Mallory.

PRESS ROOM: NAACP Announces Key Partnerships During Annual Board Meeting

NAACP announces key partnerships with United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, the National Minority Pan Hellenic Council, the African- American Institute, and The LINKS in an effort to increase civic engagement for the 2018-midterm elections and to increase membership.