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NAACP New Jersey State Conference 2017 convention set for October

The New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP is set to hold its 2017 convention at the Hilton Parsippany Hotel Oct. 5 through Oct. 8 in Parsippany, N.J.

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NAACP Niagara Summit to unite groups to address immigration, voter mobilization, and civil rights

On Tuesday the NAACP will bring together a rare gathering of diverse policy, polling and demographics experts, activists, and civil rights leaders to develop a set of key strategic principles and objectives to counter the unfolding and escalating civil rights crisis during its Niagara Summit on the Potomac.

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NAACP announces new national board members

The NAACP announced the six newest members to its 64-member National Board of Directors.

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NAACP Statement on the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

The NAACP's response to the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions at US Attorney General

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NAACP stages sit-in at Jeff Sessions' office

The NAACP is staging a sit-in at the Mobile, Alabama, office of US Sen. Jeff Sessions to protest Sessions' nomination as US attorney general.

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NAACP president: Trump transition team has reached out

The president and chief executive of the NAACP says the Trump transition team has reached out to the organization.

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UFT praises NAACP call for moratorium on charter school expansion

The NAACP wants to slow the expansion of charter schools until they can figure out what’s going on.

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North Carolina NAACP to Supreme Court: Uphold HB 589 provisions

The North Carolina NAACP is attempting to thwart the efforts by the state’s government to maintain voter ID laws.

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NAACP New Jersey State Conference 2016 annual convention set for October

The New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP is set to hold its 2016 convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Oct. 13 through Oct. 16 in Cherry Hill, N.J.

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NAACP-Newark Chapter hosts panel discussion on Black Lives Matter and elder recording

The NAACP-Newark Chapter is hosting a panel discussion on Black Lives Matter at the Newark Library where they will be discussing various topics with community activists and more.

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NAACP and Head Start join forces in memorandum of understanding

TheNAACP and the National Head Start Association ( announced a initiative aimed at empowering the country’s most vulnerable families

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Frances Hooks, educator and wife of NAACP Leader Benjamin Hooks, dies at age 88

Memphis educator and civil rights advocate Frances Hooks has died.

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NAACP New York State Conference holds 79th Annual Convention in Long Island

The NAACP New York State Conference will convene its 79th annual convention at the Hilton Long Island Hotel, located at 598 Broad Hollow Road in Melville, from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11.

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NAACP New Jersey State Conference to hold convention in October

The NAACP New Jersey State Conference is its annual state convention Oct. 9 through 11 in Princeton, N.J., at the Westin Hotel.

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Ex-offenders sue for discrimination

Last Thursday, the NAACP New York State Conference Metropolitan Council of Branches filed a class action lawsuit against employers who use the job sites Monster, ZipRecruiter and Indeed to illegally post job listings in New York with bans on applicants with felony convictions.

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Anti-Black hate crimes on the rise

Jan. 6, an explosive device was detonated at a NAACP office in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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NAACP announces opposition to Proposition 6

The New York State Conference of the NAACP is warning against a proposed move to raise the mandatory age for judges

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NAACP hosts GOTV phone bank

Bill Lynch Associates LLC (BLA), in partnership with the NAACP, oversaw the organization's massive "Get...

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NAACP files complaint over specialized high school exam

Last week, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Latino Justice PRLDEF and the Center for Law...

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NAACP edict to state police: 'Diversify or else'

Officials from the NAACP are threatening to sue the New Jersey State Police unless it...

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NAACP looks for help with conservative poll watchers

With the election less than a week away, activists are looking across the ocean for...

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NAACP gives Capitol Hill an F

The NAACP released its Congressional Report Card grading legislators in 2011, and it appears lawmakers...

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NAACP announces 'This is My Vote'

There is no doubt that the 2008 presidential election brought out record numbers of voters,...

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NAACP Taking Submissions for 'Unsung Heroes' Campaign

It's Black history month: one month out of the year when we take the time...

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NAACP joins fight against soda ban

As the controversy over Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on large-sized sugary drinks continues, the New...

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N.C. NAACP statement on pardon of 'Wilmington 10'

Today, the spirit of justice was awakened in the Capitol of North Carolina. Gov. Beverly...