The American Civil Liberties Union, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LDF), called on Congress today to take action in response to the national crisis of fatal police shootings. Continue Reading →
The surviving 1968 sanitation workers – some of them are still on the job – were presented with the prestigious NAACP Vanguard Award in conjunction with the 49th NAACP Image Awards at the historic Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, now the site of the National Civil Rights Museum. Continue Reading →
Members of the New York State Nurses Association, the National Action Network, NAACP, the Commission on the Public’s Health System, Community Voices Heard, Doctors Council/SEIU, New York Immigration Coalition and CWA 1180 will join the Harlem community to speak out against threatened cuts to our healthcare, and call for adequate funding for New York City’s public hospitals. Continue Reading →
“There was no singing, no chanting — just silence,” read the statement published by Google this morning. Continue Reading →
The NAACP and Fuse have teamed up to raise awareness and advance the dialogue of the issues highlighted in Show Me Democracy, the first film featured in Fuse’s recently announced documentary series entitled “We The Dreamers.” Continue Reading →
The NAACP’s Task Force on Quality Education will hold a hearing in New York, Thursday, April 27, at Harlem Hospital Center & Pavilion in the Herbert G. Cave Auditorium, second Floor, 506 Lenox Avenue (135th Street), New York, New York, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Continue Reading →
Ad agency guru Valerie Graves knows how “pressure makes diamonds.” In her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman that I Pretended to Be,” she shows the reader every step of her journey. Continue Reading →
TV One’s stars of television and film shined brightly at the 48TH NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, which aired on the network. Continue Reading →
Photographs by Seitu Oronde
On Thursday, July 7, 2016, Senator Espaillat, the NAACP, and TWU Local 100 came together for a reception honoring great achievements in education:at the Schomburg Center for Research, Harlem, New York.
The nominees for the 47th NAACP Image Awards were announced today during a press conference from The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. Continue Reading →
The NAACP and TV One announced today that Emmy-Award nominated actor, Anthony Anderson has signed a multi-year deal to continue as host for the 47th and 48th NAACP Image Awards. Continue Reading →
Submissions for the 47th NAACP Image Awards closes on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. All entries must be submitted online at www.naacpimageawards.net. Nominees will be announced at a press conference on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PT.
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With the passing of Julian Bond, we honor his legacy with the posting of an interview he produced with Harlem’s Geoffrey Canada in 2009, who was the president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone in Harlem, NY.