Washington DC: Civil Rights Groups Call For Congressional Action On Fatal Police Shootings

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 →

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49th NAACP Image Awards, Vanguard Award 2018

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 →

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Nominees Announced for 49th NAACP Image Awards

The nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Netflix and OWN leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 17 nominations, respectively. Continue Reading →

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The NAACP Issues Travel Advisory For American Airlines Passengers From Harlem To Harare

PBS News Hour writes that the NAACP issued a travel advisory for American Airlines on Tuesday, warning African American passengers to “exercise caution” when using the airline for their air travel. Continue Reading →

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Town Hall Meeting To Protect Healthcare And Public Hospitals In Harlem


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.
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Google Celebrates America’s Story, The 100th Anniversary Of “The Negro Silent Protest Parade”

“There was no singing, no chanting — just silence,” read the statement published by Google this morning. Continue Reading →

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At NAACP Charter School Hearing Find Common Ground In Harlem

When the NAACP called for a moratorium on charter schools last fall, the group’s president and CEO Cornell Brooks said the group wanted a “reasoned pause,” not a “doomsday destruction” of charters. Continue Reading →

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NAACP & Fuse Partner For Ferguson Documentary Airing

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 →

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NAACP To Hold NYC Hearing On Charter Schools, Public Schools And More In Harlem

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 →

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Checkout OWN’s New Lineup With “Iyanla: Fix My Life” And “Book Of John Gray”

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network recently announced its new Saturday night programming lineup beginning April 15, 2017, including the return of the three-time NAACP Image Award-winning series “Iyanla: Fix My Life”. Continue Reading →

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Guru Valerie Graves Pens Fab Memoir On Her Rise From Teen Mom To Ad Superstar

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 →

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Los Angeles: “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” Premieres In the Spirit of Thanksgiving

welcome-to-sweetie-pies-premieres-in-the-spirit-of-thanksgiving1OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network‘s NAACP Image Award-winning hit series Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s premieres in an all new season starting Saturday, November 19 at 9/8c, 2016. Continue Reading →

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Seitu’s World: Senator Espaillat, The NAACP, And TWU Local 100 At the Schomburg Center

seitu1Photographs 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.

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HW Pick: Anthony Anderson Signs New Deal To Host For The NAACP Image Awards

anthonyandersonThe 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 AwardsContinue Reading →

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47th NAACP Image Awards Submissions Deadline

tvone naacp awardsSubmissions 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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Touro Honored With NAACP for Community Service Award

NAACP AWARD1The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Mid-Manhattan Branch has honored the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) with its distinguished Community Service Award.  Continue Reading →

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Julian Bond Interviews Harlem’s Geoffrey Canada (video)

juian bondWith 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.

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Reginald Hudlin And Phil Gurin Sign New The NAACP Image Award Deal

Reginald Hudlin And Phil GurinThe NAACP and TV One jointly announced today that industry veterans Reginald Hudlin and Phil Gurin have signed a three-year deal to continue as executive producers for the NAACP Image Awards. 

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