BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The nominees for the 51st NAACP Image Awards were announced Thursday at a joint press conference with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP and Connie Orlando – Executive Vice-President, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy. Houston’s own Lizzo is among the honorees! The winners will be revealed during the
Airbnb joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Houston Dec. 3 to announce its newest regional partnership, designed to create economic empowerment opportunities for underserved communities.
NAACP Hosted Tele-Town Hall Featuring Sen. Cory Booker and Sen. Kamala Harris on Comcast Attack on Civil Rights
BALTIMORE (November 13, 2019)— The NAACP hosted a special tele-town hall with Senator Cory Booker and Senator Kamala Harris, along with Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, and Bradford M. Berry, NAACP General Counsel to call attention to the Comcast Supreme Court Case. The case that sits before the Supreme Court is an outright attack
I am told that at the NAACP Banquet on Friday night, October 25, one of the speakers said that all Preachers had sold out, politically. I personally question and challenge this statement because he does not know all the Preachers, and he does not know me. Yes, this speaker sounds like a plantation, handkerchief southern
Rev. Al Sharpton Confirms Meeting With Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg To Address Urgent Civil Rights Concerns
Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network (NAN), recently released the following statement following confirmation from Facebook that CEO Mark Zuckerberg would meet with Sharpton and other civil rights leaders to discuss urgent voter suppression concerns on the social platform. “Last week, I sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, requesting a
HOUSTON – Tammie Campbell took a quantum leap from Alcorn State University in rural Mississippi to a nationally recognized author, social advocate and civil rights leader. After reading “Snow White” to her daughter, Campbell wanted to convey a message to her and other young girls about their inner beauty and God-given talent. This inspired her