Note: These were the fully scheduled remarks that were shortened due to time restraints. We gather here today as one human family to raise our moral voices and to welcome Pope Francis and his message that true faith is not a disengagement from the challenges of the world but an embrace of those very challenges.
NAACP President/CEO Cornell William Brooks is set to lead a Twitter storm on voting rights.
Hilary O. Shelton testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Sentencing Reform
Honoring a legend, an icon and a friend.
Join the nationwide celebration of all things food on October 24th! Every year, thousands of Food Day events all around the country bring Americans together to raise awareness about food issues, strengthen and unify the food movement, and push for improved food policies.
“If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention”. This adage came to mind this morning when the first message in my inbox was a message from a newly found colleague, Maureen McCue of Physicians for Social Responsibility. She shared the 2nd installment in the Center for Public Integrity’s (CPI) series “Breathless and Burned: Dying of Black Lung and Buried by Law and Medicine” with me. I was sick to my stomach and ashamed of my alma mater, the Johns Hopkins institution.
To support the health and well-being of African American children and their families, we must work to create the circumstances in which they have opportunities to be healthy and make healthy choices.
The Black Church and HIV initiative will be engaging local faith leaders and organizations today in a conversation about the role of the faith community in changing the course of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Black America.
A memorial service for Middle Passage is set for Oct. 29 in Colorado.
Washington Hebrew Congregation hosts “A Conversation about Race Relations in America" with NAACP President/CEO Brooks
We concluded our 1000-mile journey from Selma, AL to Washington, DC with the message "Our Lives, Our Votes, Our Jobs, and Our Schools Matter."
Join NAACP Howard College Chapter this Thursday, September 17th, for a "Block Party" celebration to promote health and well being and raise awareness on the importance of leading a healthier lifestyle.
Middle Passage passed away while marching on America's Journey for Justice. We remember him.
America's Journey for Justice marched through North Carolina, a rally was held in front of the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh.
NAACP President/CEO Cornell William Brooks was interviewed by the prestigious 'Christian Recorder.' Read about his thoughts on Charleston, America's Journey for Justice and the NAACP's future.