National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Leaders of the nation’s largest civil rights group pledged to continue fighting for voting rights, health care, a higher minimum wage and immigration reform, even as the NAACP begins searching for a new president and CEO.
Benjamin Jealous, the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said Sunday that he plans to step down by the end of the year.
The NAACP passed a resolution this weekend to support marriage equality as part of its commitment to equal protection under the law.
The NAACP has passed a resolution endorsing same-sex marriage as a civil right and opposing any efforts “to codify discrimination or hatred into the law.”
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Thursday he is willing to go before the NAACP and urge blacks to demand paychecks, not food stamps.
Getting out the vote. That’s the goal of a new nationwide and local push by the Baltimore NAACP.
The president of the Frederick chapter of the NAACP, starting his fourth two-year-term, says he will focus on civil rights violations outside the city of Frederick, but in the county.