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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.
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.
“Flava In Ya Ear” Rapper Craig Mack Dead At 46.
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, Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
America’s First Black Olympic Speed Skater Shani Davis lost the honor to carry the American flag during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in a coin toss orchestrated by the United States Olympic Committee.
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a trade group representing more than 200 Black-owned media companies, signed a historic, strategic partnership with the NAACP, one of the most influential civil rights group in the world, during the NNPA’s Mid-Winter Conference in Las... - Jackson, MS TyLon Pittman, who happens to be a 5-year-old hero, loves Christmas. In fact, he loves Christmas so much that he helped the cops capture the nefarious Grinch in order to save Christmas for us all (and Lord knows we need a little extra help this year.) But...
Babalawo Obafemi’s Orisa Shrine in Oakland’s Fruitvale district. Credit: Christopher M. Johnson/The Orisha Project 2012Soul Searching is our series about how the most secular generation in history is changing the face of religion.Let’s start off with gratitude: Thanks to the Trump era, the hypocrisy of evangelical Christians has become...