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The nominees for the 44th NAACP Image Awards have been announced. Anthony Anderson (Guys with Kids), Niecy Nash (The Soul Man), Yvette Nicole Brown (Community), Garcelle Beauvais (Flight), Tyler James Williams (Go On), and Zendaya (Shake It Up!) announced the categories and nominees. The ceremony will take place Feb. 1 on NBC. Flight, Django Unchained, […]

The NAACP did a great thing this week when they joined President Obama and many other civil rights leaders by formally endorsing marriage equality. The resolution itself reads as: The NAACP Constitution affirmatively states our objective to ensure the “political, educational, social and economic equality” of all people. Therefore, the NAACP has opposed and will […]

The NAACP has announced that its backing same-sex marriage, more than a week after President Obama also expressed support for the issue. “The mission of the NAACP has always been to ensure political, social and economic equality of all people,” Roslyn M. Brock, chairman of the NAACP’s board of directors, said in a statement. “We […]

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mom, released a video asking parents nationwide to support the Second Chance campaign, a new national campaign working to reform, repeal and prevent passage of new Florida-style “Shoot First” laws around the country. The Second Chance campaign launched after Martin’s death with the NAACP, the National Urban League, the National Action […]

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This past week, the NAACP released a report on new voting laws at the state level that will disenfranchise minority voters. The report said 14 states passed measures, quote, “designed to restrict or limit the ballot access of voters of color.” As part of that report, the NAACP listed several questions we should all be […]

The NAACP is urging Indiana officials to examine the discipline procedures in the state’s schools.

NEW YORK-NAACP President, Ben Jealous has vowed to fight for a living wage in New York City, where the cost of living is higher than most of the rest of the country. Jealous is in support of a city council bill that would raise the minimum wage in New York to $10 an hour. Yes! […]

A recent study was done at YourBlackWorld.com in regards to the NAACP nominating hip-hop artists like Jay Z and Nicki Minaj for awards, when they use derogatory terms toward women and the “N-word” in their raps. The survey sparked from The survey posed this question to participants: “The NAACP Image Awards recently nominated artists like […]

South Carolina — The NAACP will be protesting the 150th anniversary secession ball in Charleston, South Carolina. The State reports: NAACP members and supporters plan to hold a peaceful march in downtown Charleston the day of the ball, on Dec. 20, followed by a meeting and question-and-answer session focusing on slavery. Participants will watch segments […]

A squabble at a council meeting in a Georgia city has caught the attention of the NAACP after a white councilman told his black counterpart that he should be working in a cotton field. The exchange took place in a recent Warner Robins City Council meeting near Macon, said Larry Holmes, president of the NAACP […]

The 20th Annual NAACP Theater Awards went down last night and tons of celebs made it out to the red carpet looking fab. Check it out: RELATED: Shirley Sherrod Writes Letter Supporting NAACP, Blasting Tea Party RELATED: Did Any Black Actresses Make Forbes’ “Highest Paid” List?