RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

NAACP

NAACP
A collection of news and information related to NAACP published by this site and its partners.

Top NAACP Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Looking for that special Christmas gift? It's an experience.

    Looking for that special Christmas gift? It's an experience.
    A friend told me about this amazing new trend in Christmas giving, and I just have to share it with you. This new gift-giving business doesn't involve giving a gift at all. Rather than give a gift wrapped in paper, one that was purchased with hard-...
  • Shonda Rhimes, 'black-ish' score big in NAACP Image Award nominations

    Shonda Rhimes, 'black-ish' score big in NAACP Image Award nominations
    Powerhouse producer Shonda Rhimes and ABC's hit new comedy "black-ish" scored big in major nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards, which honor the accomplishments of people of color in television, film and other cultural categories. Rhimes...
  • Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march

    Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march
    Protesters marched through cities across the United States on Friday night chanting "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" on the eve of a large protest planned for Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to...
  • Police wrestle with definition of chokehold

    Weeks after New York police placed Eric Garner in an apparent chokehold and he died after gasping, "I can't breathe," sheriff's deputies in King County, Wash., began training to use a "lateral vascular neck restraint." The Sheriff's Office described the...
  • Protest movement grows across all spectrums in Baltimore area

    Dr. Manisha Sharma climbed on a bench outside the Johns Hopkins medical school campus this week and shouted: "If I can't breathe, you can't breathe!" Dozens of students around her responded with the same phrase in unison. It was Human Rights Day, and...
  • FBI probing hanging death of black North Carolina teen

    The hanging death of a black teenager in a small North Carolina town will be probed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the agency said on Friday, after his family questioned a finding by local authorities that it was suicide and his mother pleaded to...
  • After North Carolina teen's hanging ruled a suicide, FBI opens inquiry

    More than three months after local authorities ruled that a black teenager had committed suicide after he was found hanging from a swing set in a small North Carolina town, the FBI has opened an investigation into the death. The U.S. attorney's office...
  • Legal review of voucher program IS needed

    Legal review of voucher program IS needed
    I am grateful to the South Florida Sun Sentinel for its insightful, balanced, and responsible editorial on Nov. 29, "Court Review of School Vouchers Long Overdue." I found Doug Tuthill's combative response to the editorial surprising since I invited...
  • In 'Sunset Baby,' absence makes the heart grow harder

    In 'Sunset Baby,' absence makes the heart grow harder
    There's poetry in "Sunset Baby," the drama being put on through Dec. 21 by Primal Forces Production at Andrews Living Arts Studio in Fort Lauderdale's FAT Village. It's real poetry, sweetly wistful one moment and bracingly bold the next, and not...
  • 'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity

     'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity
    It's not Beyonce in front of blazing lights, but "Feminism Unfinished" (Liveright Publishing) should grab our attention. The new book, subtitled "A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements," is co-authored by three academics —...
  • Suspending kids doesn't fix bad behavior; schools look for answers

    SEATTLE The fight began over a girl. Or online insults. Or because high school is a bubbling caldron of energies that can overflow at any provocation, without regard to rules. And those rules were clear: no violence. Chris Valmonte learned this the day...