Beyonce was named entertainer of the year at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color.
Members of the Leesburg, Virginia, community are invited to a dialogue at the Douglass School to discuss placing historical markers at the sites of three lynchings in Loudoun County that occurred between 1880 and 1902.
An insensitive black history lesson at an Ashburn, Virginia, school, led to discussion before and during a Loudoun County School Board meeting.
The Loudoun County Public Schools Superintendent and the county’s NAACP chapter are speaking out after elementary students were asked to make their way through an obstacle course, meant to portray the underground railroad
The NAACP can pursue its legal claim that the U.S. Census Bureau has insufficient funds to properly conduct the 2020 Census, risking a massive undercount of blacks and other racial and ethnic minorities, a federal judge has ruled.
U.S. District Court Judge Paul Grimm didn’t immediately rule after hearing arguments from attorneys representing the Census Bureau and the NAACP.
Claiming widespread discrimination, a dozen police officers of color in Prince George’s County have filed a federal lawsuit against the county and its police chief. They claim that racial bias has intensified under the leadership of Chief Hank Stawinski and they want to see policy changes.
Throughout the 20th century, black and white communities in Easton developed into the largely middle-class households they are today, but as parallel, segregated worlds. Lines started to blur once segregation ended. But as much as Easton and its neighbor Unionville may want to move past the deeply unequal relationships that etched their past, they can never quite escape them.
Ben Jealous says he’s ready to do what some say is Maryland’s political equivalent of climbing Mount Everest: Defeating Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
Attorneys for the NAACP and Prince George’s County say the federal government hasn’t done enough to make sure African-Americans and Latinos are counted accurately in the 2020 census.
Dashcam video of the pursuit and shooting of Bijan Ghaisar on the George Washington Parkway was released earlier this week. Ghaisar, 25, of McLean died two weeks after U.S. Park Police officers chased him down. Under Park Police policies, eluding police is not itself a pursable offense. Officers have to believe a felony has occurred or that a suspect is a threat. The policies further explain when officers should use deadly force.
The NAACP has sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, citing President Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants and their home countries as evidence of racial discrimination
Gov. Larry Hogan plans to meet with the Prince George’s County NAACP in the coming weeks after the group asked him to make changes following evidence of possible grade-changing.
The NAACP in Prince William County said residents received robocalls that their polling location has changed, and Fairfax County’s Office of Electoral Board confirmed similar calls and texts in the region.
The NAACP is warning black passengers about their safety on American Airlines flights after what it calls a “pattern of disturbing incidents.”
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