49th NAACP Image Awards, Vanguard Award 2018

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

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

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 →

Town Hall Meeting To Protect Healthcare And Public Hospitals In Harlem


Members of the  New York State Nurses Association, the National Action Network, NAACP,  the Commission on the Public’s Health System, Community Voices Heard, Doctors Council/SEIU, New York Immigration Coalition and CWA 1180 will join the Harlem community  to speak out against threatened cuts to our healthcare, and call for adequate funding for New York City’s public hospitals.
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Google Celebrates America’s Story, The 100th Anniversary Of “The Negro Silent Protest Parade”

“There was no singing, no chanting — just silence,” read the statement published by Google this morning. Continue Reading →

MVAAFF Presents The Opening Night Film “Marshall”

Marshall is based on a true incident in the life of Thurgood Marshall, when he was a young lawyer, long before his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue Reading →

At NAACP Charter School Hearing Find Common Ground In Harlem

When the NAACP called for a moratorium on charter schools last fall, the group’s president and CEO Cornell Brooks said the group wanted a “reasoned pause,” not a “doomsday destruction” of charters. Continue Reading →

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