Harlem’s Pauli Murray, The First Black Woman To Be Ordained As An Episcopal Priest

Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, 1910–1985, was an American civil rights activist, women’s rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and author. Continue Reading →

Anthony “Blackish” Anderson Returns To Host The 50th NAACP Image Awards

Today, the NAACP announced that Anthony Anderson is set to return as host for the 50th NAACP Image Awards. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: It’s Showtime As Keke Palmer Premieres “PIMP” With Patrick Riley, Sidra Smith And Others

Vertical Entertainment’s film ‘”PIMP'” starring Keke Palmer, will premiere on Showtime on Friday, December 28, 2018, at 11 PM ET/PT. Continue Reading →

NAACP Calls For Facebook Protest After Russia Used Social Media To Suppress Black Voters

NAACP took to Twitter on December 17, 2018, to announce that it has returned a monetary donation recently received from Facebook and calling on supporters to log out of Facebook and Instagram on December 18, 2018. Continue Reading →

“The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King,” Celebration In Harlem

On September 20th, 1958, 29 year-old Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was in Harlem autographing his book Stride Toward Freedom, about the Montgomery Alabama bus boycott in front of Blumstein’s Department Store on West 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Act Strengthening Protections Against Sexual Harassment

Today, Mayor de Blasio signed 11 bills to combat workplace sexual harassment. Continue Reading →

Washington DC: Civil Rights Groups Call For Congressional Action On Fatal Police Shootings

The American Civil Liberties Union, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LDF), called on Congress today to take action in response to the national crisis of fatal police shootings. Continue Reading →

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