Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick spoke out on a photo that appeared to show the two NFL players in each other's faces.
Chancellor Bennett, or better known as Chance The Rapper, is getting ready to kick off his Magnificent Coloring World Tour tonight. Chance has announced that he has joined the NAACP for their #StayWokeAndVote campaign, which will encourage concert-goers and first time voters to register to vote. Fans in attendance of his upcoming concerts will be able to register […]
Kaepernick is not the first athlete to sit out the National Anthem or speak out on racial injustice, but his protest stands out because of his prominence and his willingness to take a risk.
A coalition of civil rights groups urge the Census Bureau to change its policy of how counting prisoners. In a letter they say dislocating the prisoners is discriminatory and distorts democracy.
Donald Trump’s recent interest in African-American voters has produced a backlash condemning the politicians for his offensive and condescending comments. To make matters worse, Trump has been addressing predominantly White audiences when speaking to the Black community. Well, Trump’s campaign announced on Monday that the GOP presidential nominee will make his first appearance before a predominantly Black […]
Roland Martin battled Ken Reed, a White Lives Matter activist, over its protest at the NAACP headquarters in Houston.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed a huge opportunity to make a stand about race issues in a recent GQ interview released on Monday.
No new charter schools. That’s the request from the NAACP. The historic and iconic civil rights organization has approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on the expansion of Charter Schools in America. The resolution states in part: “Charter schools have contributed to the increased segregation rather than diverse integration of our public school system… “Weak oversight […]
In a stunning move, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has decided to drop all charges against the remaining three officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. After the decision was announced Wednesday, attendees at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia shared their views on what Mosby’s move could mean for the case going forward. Cornell W. Brooks, President […]
With the NAACP Convention only a few hours drive from where the Republican National Convention is being held this week in Cleveland, it would seem to have been a quick trip for "The Donald" to make in order to speak with the nation's largest Black civil rights organization.
@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports Good morning to you on this rain-soaked Monday morning. Give yourself extra time on your morning commute and plan to ‘get out of the dog house’ if you’re in it with anyone. (More on that and how…in today’s final story below.) Local… There’s a long list of Republicans who might […]
The last week has not been a pleasant one for gossip daytime talk show host Wendy Williams, and today she had to deal with the aftermath of her inflammatory and controversial statements regarding her opinion on HBCUs and the NAACP. NewsOne Now host Roland Martin was one of Wendy Williams’ harshest critics last week when […]