national association for the advancement of colored people
Ida B. Wells helped found the NAACP and crusaded tirelessly against lynching in the United States.
Right now, those who hate Atticus Finch don't hate him because he's racist. They dislike him because he's imperfect and because he signals to them and us, mirror-wise, that we are imperfect too. Where is our false perfected idol gone?
Urban teachers rarely hear a negative word by a student about their mother. These fathers echoed students' devotion to their mothers which serves as the "protected territory of the hearts, demilitarized zone in lives of conflict."
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The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore, Maryland honors African-American heroes and heroines. Match the following heroines with her accomplishment.
This story has been updated to include additional comment from the FBI. CORRECTION: The Colorado Springs NAACP chapter bombing
The single most destructive aspect of the contemporary school reform movement, with its faith in "testing without investing
In this season between anniversaries from Brown v. Board of Education to Freedom Summer to the Civil Rights Act, some pose an unsettling question. They ask if the NAACP is relevant. Though the question is wearisome not worrisome, it must be answered.
Far too many college basketball players, especially players of color, leave college without an NBA contract and without another crucial ingredient for success: a college degree.
On April 29, 17 dedicated activists were arrested for civil disobedience at the North Carolina General Assembly as they protested attacks on education, health care, voting rights and the poor. Six "Moral Mondays" later, nearly 400 people have been locked up, and the nation is watching.