Compulsory earthquake warnings are racist, Portland NAACP says

Protesters in Portland, Oregon, have rallied against a city policy demanding that owners of brick houses post warnings of potential collapse in case of an earthquake. Civil rights activists say the order targets black population. Dozens of activists led by Portland’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) took to […]

NAACP Image Awards: Empire, Power, black-ish, Insecure Among Winners

The 49th NAACP Image Awards were handed out on Monday night, coinciding with Martin Luther King Jr. Day for the first time in the ceremony’s history. The two-hour broadcast featured several first-time winners, including Power‘s Omari Hardwick and Insecure‘s Jay Ellis, the latter of whom nabbed a trophy on his first nomination for the HBO […]

Check Out the Full List of Nominees for This Year’s NAACP Image Awards

Netflix, Issa Rae, Get Out, and Queen Sugar racked up multiple nominations for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, the wide-ranging annual ceremony celebrating the work of people of color in film, television, music, and literature. The awards, which will be handed out on a televised broadcast on Martin Luther King Day, will – per Leon […]

The NAACP Is Warning African-Americans Against Travel on AA

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A Scandal-Hit NAACP Chapter and the Ex-Con Trying to Fix It

Inside the city community building, Kurtis Robinson, 52, has his hands tucked into the pants of his weathered firefighter uniform. He’s listening intently as Virla Spencer, a local advocate for battered women, addresses him. “You’ve been through hell and back,” she says. “They’re going to try to move you. My suggestion to you is to […]

NAACP Image Awards: This Is Us, black-ish, Queen Sugar Among Winners

The 48th NAACP Image Awards were handed out on Saturday, with This Is Us‘ Sterling K. Brown, People v. O.J. co-star Courtney B. Vance and OWN s Queen Sugar among this year’s first-time recipients. RELATEDSupergirl, Shadowhunters, Black Mirror Among GLAAD Media Award Nominees The evening was perhaps most notable, however, for repeat winners. ABC’s black-ish nabbed its third consecutive award for […]