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NAACP urges Black student-athletes to consider alternatives to Florida public schools
The NAACP is urging Black student-athletes to think twice about attending public colleges and universities in Florida in response to the state’s crackdown on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs.
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In the news: Tanisha M. Sullivan
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In the news: Tanisha M. Sullivan
The NAACP is proud to announce attorney Tanisha M. Sullivan as president of its New England Area Conference (NEAC).
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NAACP at 115 marks legacy, path forward
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NAACP at 115 marks legacy, path forward
The nation’s oldest civil rights organization marked a milestone as the NAACP turned 115 this month.
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Black, queer — and leading the NAACP in New England
Local leaders and activists aim to change the narrative between the LGBTQ+ community and Black civil rights groups
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NAACP campaign targets Medicaid disenrollment
‘Hands Off Our Healthcare’ aims to address nationwide coverage loss
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Opinion
It was a great day in Roxbury
Sometimes, all it takes is someone without any quit in them to get things done. Ruth Batson was one of those people.
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NAACP resolutions focus on AI, environment, green jobs
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NAACP resolutions focus on AI, environment, green jobs
Besides civil rights and civic engagement, the national NAACP convention had on its agenda environmental justice and artificial intelligence, which were featured in topical sessions and draft resolutions presented to delegates.
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NAACP moves to counter backward trends on race
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NAACP moves to counter backward trends on race
As participants descended on the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center for the NAACP’s national convention, delegates and leaders saw the gathering as a needed chance to push back against white supremacy and conservative policies that they said pose a threat to Black communities.
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NAACP resolution addresses hair relaxer cancer risk
The NAACP is expected to pass a resolution during its convention that begins this week on educating more Black women about the link between hair relaxers and uterine cancer.
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NAACP previews national convention coming to Boston
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NAACP previews national convention coming to Boston
The NAACP came to Roxbury to give a preview of its upcoming national convention in Boston next month.
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Hazel Dukes awarded Spingarn Medal, NAACP’s highest honor
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Hazel Dukes awarded Spingarn Medal, NAACP’s highest honor
Hazel N. Dukes, for decades a leading figure in the NAACP, will be awarded its highest honor at its national convention in Boston next month, the civil rights organization has announced.
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Thomas I. Atkins: A civil rights champion remembered
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Thomas I. Atkins: A civil rights champion remembered
Fifteen years ago this month, renowned civil rights attorney Thomas Irving Atkins lost a 15-year battle to Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He had spent his entire life relentlessly fighting for racial equality and against racial discrimination, expanding his crusade beyond Boston as special counsel and general counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in its New York national office.
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