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NAACP Lashes Out At Facebook Over Misinformation Campaigns Targeting Black People
The #LogOutFacebook boycott started on Tuesday.
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2 Black Women Could Define American Democracy For The Next Generation
Facing an onslaught of civil rights abuses, NAACP lawyers Sherrilyn Ifill and Janai Nelson are making history in real time.
New Complaint Targets School That Banned Child With Dreadlocks
HuffPost previously found that schools in Florida's voucher programs often have racist hair policies. Now groups like the ACLU and NAACP Legal Defense Fund are fighting back.
Senate Advances Judicial Nominee Known For Weakening Black Voters' Rights
“It is unconscionable that the Senate would even consider someone with Thomas Farr’s record,” said Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Asks Florida To End Racist Hair Policies At Schools
After a HuffPost investigation, the racial justice organization has asked Florida to take action against schools that ban dreadlocks, Afros and braids.
John Legend Explains Why He's Doing An Anti-Kavanaugh Campaign
John Legend wants you to call up your Senators and tell them to vote “no” on Kavanaugh. Here’s why.
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NAACP President Says Trump Emboldened Racists With Charlottesville Response
“It’s gotten worse,” Derrick Johnson said of racism in America one year after the "Unite the Right" rally in Virginia.
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Papa John's Founder Resigns From University Of Louisville Board Over Use Of Racial Slur
Papa John’s John Schnatter apologized after reports surfaced of his use of the N-word during a May conference call.
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NAACP Sues To Throw Out Connecticut Legislature's Map Over Prison Gerrymandering
“My vote shouldn’t count less than someone else’s just because they live near a state prison."
Rachel Dolezal Faces Felony Charges For Welfare Fraud
State prosecutors say almost $84,000 had been deposited into her bank account while she was receiving public assistance.
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Marian Wright Edelman Is Empowering The Next Generation Of Changemakers
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Marian Wright Edelman believes if you don’t like the way the world is, you change it.
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The History Of NAACP Co-Founder Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells helped found the NAACP and crusaded tirelessly against lynching in the United States.
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NAACP Cites Trump’s Reported ‘Shithole’ Comment In Lawsuit To Protect Haitians
The administration's “true motive" for canceling protection for Haitians in the U.S. "reflects racial discrimination,” the federal suit says.
NAACP Warns Of Racism On American Airlines
The United States’ oldest civil rights group says flying American Airlines is risky for black travelers.
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Milwaukee Is Home To One Of The Longest Youth-Led Mass Protests In U.S. History
Haitian-American artist, scholar, curator and museum educator ...
And 50 years later, few in our city know about it.
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This Man Was Fighting White Supremacy In Charlottesville Long Before Neo-Nazi Rally
"Racism is so powerful and it’s been around for so long, it’s so deep."
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If You Want To Fight White Supremacy, Condemning Neo-Nazis Is Not Enough
People outraged by white supremacy at neo-Nazi rallies should also call out white supremacy in public policy.
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NAACP Disappointed Trump Decided To 'Turn His Back' On The Org
“We get the message loud and clear," a board chairman of the NAACP wrote.
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Inside The NAACP’s Fight To Stop Betsy DeVos From Expanding Charter Schools
The nation's oldest civil rights organization is gearing up for a bigger battle with education reformers.
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Civil Rights Groups Sue To Block Missouri Voter ID Law
"It is beyond unacceptable that the state of Missouri has launched a photo ID requirement while not sufficiently preparing, educating voters, or funding it."
Why The NAACP Changed Direction: The Breakup That Needed To Happen
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The NAACP is not irrelevant but we’ve got major work to do.
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