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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Christie: ‘I Would Rather Die Than Be In The United States Senate’

Gov. Chris Christie’s appearance at the NAACP’s annual state conference has drawn mixed reviews.

10/14/2014

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NAACP to Hold Rally on Missouri Police Shooting

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest the deaths of Missouri’s Michael Brown and Maryland’s Kendall Green.

08/21/2014

Members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP: Baltimore Convention Not a Done Deal

The NAACP says the site of its 2016 national convention, reported to be Baltimore, has not yet been selected.

08/01/2014

Members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP to Hold National Convention in Baltimore

The NAACP says it will hold its 2016 national convention in Baltimore.

07/23/2014

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies at a May 15 hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about wait times veterans face  to get medical care. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NAACP: We Notified Shinseki, McCain About Phoenix VA Hospital Last Year

Rev. Oscar Tillman says his letters, written over a year ago, went unanswered.

05/29/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, looks on as his team plays against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on April 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Head of NAACP in Los Angeles Quits Amid Fury Over Honoring Donald Sterling

The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP has resigned following outrage over a decision he later reversed to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights.

05/02/2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors, on April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP: Sterling’s Lifetime Ban Isn’t Enough, Want To Meet With Silver

Several civil rights organizations are applauding the NBA for its lifetime ban of Clippers owner Donald Sterling because of racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

04/30/2014

File photo of medical marijuana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Marijuana Bills, Civil Rights on Week’s Agenda

Two bills that would decriminalize marijuana will get their first hearing Tuesday in a Senate committee.

02/24/2014

Ken Cuccinelli (left) and Terry McAuliffe (right). (Photo credits: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images and Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cuccinelli, McAuliffe Attend NAACP Meeting

Each looking for momentum after their final formal debate, Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe planned their campaign’s final days before a scheduled turn at the state’s NAACP meeting on Friday evening.

10/25/2013

Benjamin Jealous. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NAACP Preparing Committee to Search for New CEO

NAACP Chairwoman Roslyn Brock says the board of the nation’s largest civil rights organization is forming a search committee to select a new president and CEO.

09/09/2013

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