“People of color turned out and were engaged. Voters of color are poised to seize our power and Advancement Project’s national office and our allies are readying for the next big thing – 2020 – to make sure our vote is protected; to ensure our elections are free, fair and accessible,” Judith Browne Dianis, executive director of the Advancement Project at the NAACP’s national office(Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA)
Black History

NAACP Poll Reveals How Black Voters Cast their Ballots

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The key takeaway of this poll is clear: Democrats’ 2018 wins across the country were dependent on voters of color, particularly Black voters, as a majority of white voters supported Republicans. […read more]

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“The R-word is the moral equivalent of the N-word,” said Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League.(Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA)
Press Room

PRESS ROOM: Leading National Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Announce Joint Opposition to Washington NFL Team Locating New Stadium in District of Columbia

“…The success of the Washington football franchise does not depend on the name of its team, but rather the talent of its players and leadership. The NFL must abandon its tone-deaf culture as it relates to people of color and change the hurtful name of this team.” […read more]