The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells.
Highlights of this day in history: President Abraham Lincoln and naturalist Charles Darwin born; The U.S. Senate acquits President Bill Clinton in his impeachment trial; Founding of the NAACP;.. USATODAY.com - Published
San Francisco (CNN Business)Facebook's policies on political ads are being criticized yet again, with several civil rights leaders recently invited to CEO Mark Zuckerberg's home slamming what they say.. WorldNews - Published
Addressing the annual convention of the NAACP in Detroit this week, GOP 2020 candidate Bill Weld also said that Republicans must denounce President Donald Trump in 2020 or be known as the "party of.. USATODAY.com - Published
NAACP members voted unanimously at their convention this week to call for impeachment proceedings to begin against President Trump. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns was at the convention to.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential hopefuls took the stage in Detroit on Wednesday at the 110th annual NAACP convention. Candidates spoke on topics including criminal justice reform, slavery reparations, and.. CBS News - Published
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a member of the so-called "Squad" of progressive Democrats, addressed the annual NAACP convention in Detroit Tuesday. She spoke about President Trump's racist tweets and the need to.. CBS News - Published