Watch the livestream of Troy Davis' funeral services beginning 11 am on Saturday, October 1
NAACP Criminal Justice Director Robert Rooks sat down with The Loop 21 to explain why he opposes the death penalty.
As our nation prepares to dedicate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial on the National Mall, we cannot help but reflect on the legacy he left behind, the faith he had in the next generation, and the dream that we must still strive to achieve.
As we move forward in building movements and the power needed to win, black organizers must continue to innovate.
On the weekend of September 23rd through the 25th, the NAACP’s Economic Department officially launched its Financial Freedom Campaign via its “Train the Trainers” training. Over the course of the three days, representatives from the 21 micro-grant satellite units met to engage in constructive dialog; learn best practices and were connected to valuable resources. These three components were provided to assist them with their own financial education/literacy workshops that they will be implementing over the course of the next year.
The NAACP proposes nine measures that will help resolve the current housing and foreclosure crisis and will assist in charting a future for housing in America in which the majority of all American communities regardless of race or ethnicity will be able to become homeowners.
On Thursday, October 6th, the NAACP and the popular TV game show Jeopardy crossed paths. Here's how it all happened.
"For those about to take my life, God have mercy on your souls. And may God bless your souls."
Troy's execution, the exceptional unfairness of it, will only hasten the end of the death penalty in the United States.
Troy Davis' sister Kim and nephew De'Jaun offer words from Troy and gratitude to the millions who stood behind them in a global pursuit of justice.
The Howard University NAACP and hundreds of other young activists in the DC area took their concerns for Troy Davis to the highest authority in the land -- the White House.
This morning, our worst fears came true. Despite widespread doubt, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles upheld the decision to execute Troy Davis this Wednesday. Still, Troy has refused to have a “last meal" - he has faith his life will be spared.
Despite overwhelming evidence pointing to his innocence -- evidence that prompter more than a million Americans to write in support of clemency -- Troy Davis' execution is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21. Here's what we're asking you to do.
The NAACP has partnered with Global Green USA in its "Green School Makeover" competition. Global Green will award one lucky K-12 school a $65,000 cash prize for an innovative green school project.
Rev. Bernice King has sent a letter to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles dated Saturday requesting clemency for Troy Davis.