December 5, 2017

Just after 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, December 2, 2017, the United States Senate passed, by a margin of 51 yeas to 49 nays, its version of H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”  The Senate version of the bill now goes to a “House / Senate Conference Committee,” a group of members from both chambe...

December 1, 2017

NAACP Commends American Airlines on Plan for Change          

Plan Includes Overhaul of Discrimination Complaint Process and Company Wide Training on Implicit Bias

Dallas, TX (December 1, 2017)—In a meeting yesterday, the NAACP and several civil rights orga...

December 1, 2017

On September 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Sessions announced that as of March 5, 2018, the Trump Administration would formally terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or “DACA” program which President Obama had initiated and the NAACP supported in June of 2012.  The program allows so...

November 30, 2017

BALTIMORE (November 29, 2017)—The NAACP is calling for the United Nations to fully investigate ongoing media reports of the horrific enslavement of African migrants in Libya.

“We are calling on our government, which has a high level of influence and power within the United Nations, to work with the U...

September 29, 2017

The Children’s Health Insurance Program, (CHIP), currently provides health insurance coverage to over 9 million American children and pregnant women from low-income working families.  Since it was first created in 1997, the program has enjoyed broad bi-partisan support in Congress and in the public....

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