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OP-ED Democrats and Republicans Continue to Ignore Black Vote – See more at: http://www.blackpressusa.com/democrats-and-republicans-continue-to-ignore-black-voters/#sthash.f6BypeHy.dpuf

     Raynard Jackson says that he is amazed at how much of the interactions Republicans have with the Black community is out of                                               fear of being labeled racists, as opposed to engaging with the Black community based on a set of shared values and interests.                                                                                                               ...

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Local Missouri NAACP Chapter Opens Up Discrimination Hotline In Wake Of Mizzou Threats

On Friday, the Jefferson City branch said Mizzou students can call 1-844-NAACP-HELP to anonymously report threats to law enforcement. Students who live off campus and in the surrounding areas of Mizzou are also welcome to call. President of the NAACP chapter, Nimrod Chapel, tells The Huffington Post the idea came to fruition out of concern for the safety of students. After a week full of protests against ra ...

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Everything You Missed at the 45th NAACP Image Awards

By NewsOne   Did you miss the 45th NAACP Image Awards? Well, NewsOne, Hello Beautiful and The Urban Daily have you covered! The sites were front and center in covering the show to pull together some the greatest moments for you from slideshows of the best dressed to video of the most moving speeches – and a full list of the winners. Check it out! Pay Homage! Patti LaBelle & Gladys Knight Shutdown NAACP ...

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Aiding and abetting voter disenfranchisement

The Supreme Court just aided and abetted those who seek to suppress our right to vote. A narrow majority has ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. This is the formula used to determine which states and localities need preclearance before changing their voting laws. With the formula scrapped, the Department of Justice's most effective tool to prevent voter disenfranchisement has ...

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Black Women’s Roundtable

Black Women's Roundtable   Shifts the Focus to the Issues and Voting Power of Black Women   at the Republican and Democratic Conventions   Black women discuss the power of the sister voter during the DNC. Pictured (L-R) Glynda C. Carr, Higher Heights for America; Rev. Leah Daughtry (at podium), On These Things; Hazel Dukes, NAACP; Clayola Brown, A. Philip Randolph Institute; Melanie L. Campbell, NCBCP/Black ...

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Mitt Romney Booed At NAACP Convention For Saying He Would Eliminate ObamaCare

During his Wednesday morning speech before the NAACP Convention in Houston, Texas, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney explained that his plans include reducing government spending by eliminating "every nonessential expensive program I can find, and that includes ObamaCare." Although several other Romney policy proposals were met with applause, the health-care remark was met with significant booin ...

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