NAACP Issues First-Ever Travel Advisory For A State

By Ian Cummings, www.governing.com -

By Ian Cummings for Governing - NAACP officials say their recent travel advisory for Missouri is the first that the civil rights group has issued for any state. But the warning follows a recent [...]

NAACP Calls For Boycott Of North Carolina

By Staff, www.naacp.org -

By Staff of NAACP - RALEIGH, NC—The NAACP Board of Directors announced a resolution calling for the discussion of the first steps of an international economic boycott of the state of North [...]

NAACP Members Sit-In To Oppose Trump’s Cabinet Nominee

By German Lopez, www.vox.com -

By German Lopez for Vox - The sit-in was part of the NAACP’s wider protests against Sessions’s nomination. The civil rights organizations said on Tuesday that it plans to protest in five of [...]

Arrests End NAACP Sit-In At Jeff Sessions’ Office

By Jay Croft, www.cnn.com -

By Jay Croft for CNN - (CNN) An NAACP sit-in to protest the nomination of US Sen. Jeff Sessions as US attorney general ended late Tuesday when six people were arrested at Sessions' Mobile, [...]

NAACP Calls For National Moratorium On Charter Schools

By Julian Vasquez Heilig, www.cloakinginequity.com -

By Julian Vasquez Heilig for Cloaking Inequality - I don’t believe that this has been reported anywhere else. Last week at the NAACP National Convention in Cincinnati, the delegates voted in a [...]

Julian Bond, Colleague & Inspiration

By Clarence Lusane, www.progressive.org -

By Clarence Lusane in Progressive - I had the great fortune to have had Julian Bond as a colleague at American University. On a number of occasions, I sat in on his lectures or talks. These [...]

FBI: Potential Person Of Interest In Explosion

By Allison Sylte, www.9news.com -

The FBI has identified a "potential person of interest" in connection to an explosion Tuesday morning against the exterior wall of a building that houses a barber shop and the Colorado Springs [...]