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American Petroleum Institute Dismisses Study Linking Oil,...

Officials with the American Petroleum Institute are refuting the findings of a recent report highlighting the disproportionate risk of pollution-related health problems facing African-Americans,...

Study: Black Americans Face Disproportionate Risk of...

Black Americans are at higher risk of developing pollution-related health problems caused by the locations of oil and gas refineries, according to a new...

Through Advisories or Boycotts, Can Companies Be...

For only the second time in its history, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has opted to issue a travel advisory...

Louisiana Governor and AG Appeal NAACP Victory...

Fourteen years ago this week, a white sitting judge in Louisiana’s Terrebonne Parish attended a Halloween party at a public restaurant dressed as a...

Sidelined, Silenced: Unsigned Kaepernick Highlights Limits of...

Discussions on why a National Football League team may or may not choose to draft or sign a player are typically not newsworthy enough...

NAACP Says It Will Ensure Nonwhite Communities...

HOUSTON (AP) — NAACP interim President Derrick Johnson says his organization will carefully monitor government assistance in Houston and other areas to ensure minority...

9 of the Most Racist Americans In...

By Ibram X. Kendi It seems as if everyone — except his racist supporters — are recognizing the obvious: Donald Trump is a racist. But...

Did Trump Bamboozle HBCU Presidents? His Delay...

When President Donald Trump met with leaders from historically Black colleges and universities in February, it sparked a backlash. Students and alumni criticized the...

Black Activists Urge Democrats to Put an...

Democrats must strongly consider putting an African-American candidate on the ticket if they plan to win back the White House, a number of Black...

Police Mistake Undersized Woman for 5-10, 170-lb....

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A Black woman contends she was confronted by police at gunpoint, punched in the mouth and bitten by a police...

NAACP Is Challenged to Become Relevant Again...

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is known as the nation’s oldest civil rights organization. Launched in part as a response to the lynching of...

BLM, NAACP, Local Groups Appeal to Arizona...

Arizona doesn't immediately come up in discussions about the American Civil War, but the western state finds itself at the center of a new...

Jobless and Broke, Rachel Dolezal Still Isn’t...

It's been nearly two years since former NAACP branch leader Rachel Dolezal was exposed for who she truly is — a white woman. Dolezal, who...

Madam C.J. Walker’s NY Mansion Up for...

The future of Madam C.J. Walker's century-old mansion could be at risk since its owners are putting it up for sale. Helena and Harold Doley bought the...

NAACP Brings a Knife to a Gunfight:...

The NAACP staged a sit-in Tuesday, Jan. 3, in the Mobile, Alabama, office of Jeff Sessions, Attorney General nominee and U.S. Senator. After a...

A&E Decides to Cancel KKK Docuseries Only...

A&E has canceled the docuseries following the lives of Ku Klux Klan members attempting to leave the hate group after learning some participants had been...

NAACP Sounds the Alarm on Charter Schools,...

The debate over charter schools — and whether they provide a benefit or do harm to Black and low-income children — is brewing once...

Wendy Williams Dragged for Ignorant Comments About...

Wendy Williams drew the ire of Black Twitter Wednesday when she commented on a petition to fire Jesse Williams from ABC's Grey's Anatomy. The appeal...

Minnesota State Rep Offers 6 Ways to...

A letter to the editor sent by Minnesota State Rep. Tony Cornish has unleashed controversy among readers, including the local NAACP. In it, the...

NAACP Leader Kicked Off Flight After Face...

North Carolina NAACP leader Rev. William Barber II was kicked off a late flight Friday, after reportedly having a few words with a racist...

Black Philadelphia Woman Gets Trial, Says Cops...

A Philadelphia social worker wants a trial after two detectives allegedly violated her civil rights by forcing her from her Southwest Philadelphia home and...
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