NAACP Blast Facebook For Missing the Mark on Latest Policies to Combat Disinformation and Hate Speech

The NAACP released the following statement regarding Facebook’s announcement regarding their new policies to combat disinformation and hate speech: “The NAACP is concerned with Facebook’s recent tone-deaf response to the growing outcry over its platform’s inaction against hate. While Facebook…

NAACP Virtual Town Hall to Feature Current and Former NFL Players in Discussion About Role of Sports and Athletes in Struggle for Social Justice

Discussion to be Preceded by Screening of NFL Network Documentary about First Black NFL Player Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2020) – The NAACP will host a Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, June 18 at 6PM ET/ 3PM PT, centering on…

NAACP Releases Statement Censuring President Trump’s Executive Order on Policing

Baltimore, MD (June 16, 2020) – Derrick Johnson, president and CEO, made the following statement about President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on policing: “Throughout our nation’s history, the Black community has been the target of state-sponsored violence. Today, police violence…

Attala County, Mississippi Branch of the NAACP v. Doug Evans: A Federal Class Action Lawsuit

NAACP LDF BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a way…

Joint Statement by NAACP and The Links, Incorporated on Collective Outrage Regarding the Police Murder of George Floyd and other Victims of Law Enforcement

Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2020) – The NAACP and The Links, Incorporated are releasing a joint statement to express their strong support of the collective outrage and calls for policing reform expressed by residents all over the country in response…

NAACP to Host Virtual Town Hall About Systemic Racism Featuring Former Vice President Joe Biden and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge

Baltimore (June 8, 2020) –  NAACP, in partnership with Ed Gordon Media,  will host a Virtual Town Hall featuring Former Vice President Joe Biden, and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) on Wednesday, June 10 at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT.  They…

RECAP: NAACP Hosted Virtual Town Hall Featuring Former Vice President Joe Biden and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge

Listen to the Full Recording BALTIMORE (June 11, 2020)— The NAACP hosted a virtual town hall with the former vice president, Joe Biden, and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge. Television journalist Ed Gordon moderated the hour-long conversation, which centered on the global…

NAACP Delivers Scathing Message in Response to President Trump’s Tweets Labeling Citizens “Thugs”

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO, NAACP issued the following statement regarding the disparaging remarks President Trump recently tweeted: “President’s Trump use of the derogatory term, ‘Thug,’ and his provocation of violence toward Black American citizens is yet another vile attempt to…

NAACP Commends Twitter’s Actions to Identify and Label Glaring False Information on Platform

The NAACP released the following statement regarding Twitter’s recent actions to identify and label glaring false information on its platform: “The NAACP is encouraged by the steps Twitter is taking to curtail the spread of misinformation and false narratives. Reliable…

What Happened to Ahmaud Arbery? A Conversation Between the ACLU of Georgia and NAACP Georgia

ACLU of GA BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a…