The NAACP says it will hold its 2016 national convention in Baltimore.
Rev. Oscar Tillman says his letters, written over a year ago, went unanswered.
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.
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.
Two bills that would decriminalize marijuana will get their first hearing Tuesday in a Senate committee.
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.
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.
NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous, who is credited with boosting finances at the nation’s largest civil rights organization and helping to stabilize it, said Sunday that he plans to step down at the end of the year.
A secret meeting between a representative of the Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and a Ku Klux Klan organizer ended with the Klan organizer paying $50 to join the civil rights organization, participants said.
A weekend meeting between the Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and an organizer for the Ku Klux Klan over the weekend is believed to be the first of its kind.