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Eight individuals and organizations that have impacted our nation’s social justice environment to receive NAACP Chairman’s Award at the 47th NAACP Image Awards

This year the Chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors, Roslyn M. Brock, will present the prestigious Chairman’s Award to individuals and organizations that have used their distinct platforms to be agents of change. ...

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Report: Black women under represented in public office

Report: Black women under represented in public office ...

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Banks make billions off of unfair overdraft practices

Fees deducted from millions of consumer checking accounts are making legal and financial news in early 2016. Banks are reaping billions of dollars on just one fee: overdraft. ...

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Death threats cause contractor to walk away from statue removal project

death threats have prompted a contractor hired by the City of New Orleans to remove three monuments honoring Confederate leaders and the Liberty Monument to walk away from the project. ...

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Daughter reflects on King Holiday’s meaning in current world

Bernice A. King, King’s younger daughter and CEO of the King Center, sat down to talk briefly with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the holiday and the meaning of her father. ...

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Death of 16-year-old Gynnya McMillen in cell in Kentucky raises serious questions for police

Death of 16-year-old Gynnya McMillen in cell in Kentucky raises serious questions for police ...

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New York officer to stand trial for fatal shooting of Black man

The manslaughter trial of a New York City police officer who fired the bullet that killed an unarmed Black man in the darkened stairwell of a housing project is due to begin on Thursday ...

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Twenty-five protesters were arrested Monday in San Francisco

Twenty-five protesters were arrested Monday in San Francisco after stopping traffic on the Bay Bridge with a demonstration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day ...

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