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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →

49th NAACP Image Awards, Vanguard Award 2018

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The surviving 1968 sanitation workers – some of them are still on the job – were presented with the prestigious NAACP Vanguard Award in conjunction with the 49th NAACP Image Awards at the historic Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, now the site of the National Civil Rights Museum. Continue Reading →

Nominees Announced for 49th NAACP Image Awards

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The nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Netflix and OWN leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 17 nominations, respectively. Continue Reading →

The NAACP Issues Travel Advisory For American Airlines Passengers From Harlem To Harare

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PBS News Hour writes that the NAACP issued a travel advisory for American Airlines on Tuesday, warning African American passengers to “exercise caution” when using the airline for their air travel. Continue Reading →