Former NAACP Head Joins Tech Venture Capital Firm

MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Just months after stepping down as head of the largest U.S. civil rights organization, former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous is changing his career from political activist to venture capitalist, a switch he hopes will help Read More


NAACP Names Interim President, CEO

BALTIMORE (AP) — The NAACP has selected a former House of Representatives clerk as an interim president and CEO while the organization seeks a new leader. The nation’s largest and oldest civil rights group announced at its board meeting over the weekend that Lorraine Miller Read More


NAACP Signs Agreement with FEMA

FEMA’s Craig Fugate and the NAACP’s Ben Jealous shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding. (PHOTO: DUANE C. FERNANDEZ, SR./HARDNOTTS PHOTOGRAPHY) by James Harper Special to the NNPA from the Florida Courier Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans and other areas along America’s Gulf Coast, Read More