Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder …

The Afro Hair Do – Then, and Now

Afro Blowout Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed, Eduardo Munoz / Reuters (de Blasio), Gallo Images / Rex (Jackson), Everett Collection (Grier), Lee Lockwood/Time Life Pictures / Getty Images (Newton), Hulton Archive / Getty … Read More

Historic Pan African Reparations Summit Planned for New York

  Institute of the Black World to host April 2015 Reparations Summit African, Caribbean, South, Central American and African American Reparations Leaders to attend New York, Jan. 3, 2015…The New York-based Institute … Read More

Congressman John Conyers Jr First African American Dean of Congress

Spotlight on Congressman John Conyers Jr  First African American Dean of Congress In January 2015, Congressman John Conyers Jr, officially became the first African American Dean of Congress. The retirement of … Read More

Finally – US Senate Confirms First African-American Women on Georgia's Federal Courts

LDF Applauds Senate Confirmation of First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts On November 18, 2014, the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., (LDF) welcomed the historic votes by … Read More