'Black Panther' Earns Whopping 14 NAACP Image Award Noms
Several of your other favorite film and television projects also made the cut.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Asking About Citizenship on Census
“We must continue to stay vigilant and not let this administration use yet another mechanism to devalue and stifle the voices of people of color.”
Justice Groups Demand Top-Level Change at Facebook
A new letter, signed by dozens of groups including the Center for Media Justice and NAACP, calls for comprehensive reform and transparency in the wake of damning reports.
Civil Rights, Criminal Justice Orgs Call Out AG Nom William Barr's Racism
President Donald Trump will nominate Barr to run the Department of Justice. His track record proves he will be bad for people of color.
WATCH: Brett Kavanaugh's Live Senate Hearing
NAACP President Derrick Johnson: “His views on voting rights, affirmative action, equal employment, fair housing and criminal justice could shut the courthouse door on justice for a generation.”
Racial Justice Groups Enjoy Tenuous Victory in Halting Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction
The completed pipeline would expose Black communities along its path to dangerous levels of pollution, says the NAACP.
Civil Rights Groups Blast Sessions for Praising Sheriffs as Part of 'Anglo-American Heritage'
Racial justice groups pan attorney general as “racist” and frame his comments within the historical context of law enforcement in Black communities.
Ava DuVernay Tells Black Creators That 'This Is Our Time' at NAACP Image Awards
Standout moments from the 49th annual awards ceremony include DuVernay’s Entertainer of the Year award acceptance speech and a group of celebs celebrating Black women’s activism.
Atlanta NAACP, Anti-Fascist Group Coordinate Protests for Donald Trump's Alabama-Georgia Game
The president plans to attend the College Football Playoff National Championship game in Atlanta. Local activists intend to make their presence felt.
REPORT: Oil Refineries Increase Health Risks for Millions of African Americans
A new report examines the dangers of gas and oil pollution in Black communities.
NAACP Issues American Airlines Travel Advisory for Black Travelers
“The growing list of incidents suggesting racial bias reflects an unacceptable corporate culture and involves behavior that cannot be dismissed as normal or random.”
Black Leaders Fight to Remove Arizona's Confederate Monuments
Part of the state was a Confederate territory with legalized slavery. Black community activists want to remove monuments commemorating that history.
REPORT: Utility Shut-Offs Disproportionately Impact Black Americans and the Poor
“The cost of extreme poverty should not be a death sentence.”
WATCH: Senator Cory Booker to Testify Against Jeff Sessions
It’s the first time a U.S. senator has gone on the record against a colleague during a confirmation hearing.
UPDATE: NAACP Members Arrested for Occupying Senator Jeff Sessions' Office
The Alabama senator is Trump’s nominee for attorney general. He was previously denied a federal judgeship due to his racist speech.
Beyoncé, 'The Birth of a Nation, 'Moonlight' Lead NAACP Image Award Noms
“Luke Cage,” “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” also earned multiple nominations.
PBS to Air Doc on Black Editor Who Fought Original 'The Birth of a Nation'
William Monroe Trotter’s battle against D.W. Griffith’s notorious film forms the basis of “Birth of a Movement,” which features contributions from Spike Lee and Henry Louis Gates Jr.
North Carolina NAACP Files Federal Suit to Stop State Voter Suppression
An emergency hearing will take place in federal court tomorrow.
No Charges for Cop Who Killed Korryn Gaines
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has requested an independent review of the Baltimore County Police Department.
People of Color and Allies React to White Lives Matter Protest
“Did Houston police show up in militarized riot gear, [with] snipers and dogs at the #WhiteLivesMatter protest?”