NAACP Responds to ‘Good Times’ Animated Series: ‘We Must Elevate Our Consciousness for Media Consumption’

NAACP Responds to ‘Good Times’ Animated Series: ‘We Must Elevate Our Consciousness for Media Consumption’

The World Wide Web swiftly responded when Netflix released the controversial trailer for the new Good Times animated series. One of the loudest voices included The NAACP, which wrote a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter about its concerns about the series. Visit for more information The guest column, authored on April 11, discussed […]

NAACP Accuses Trump and Giuliani of Inciting U.S. Capitol Riot in a Federal Lawsuit

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It’s been one week since Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson filed a federal lawsuit against former President Donald J. Trump and his former lawyer Rudy Giuliani, accusing them of violating a 19th-century statute by conspiring to incite the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6. Visit for more information The lawsuit was filed Tuesday, Feb. 16, in Washington […]

NAACP Reschedules Live Airing of 52nd Image Awards

NAACP Reschedules Live Airing of 52nd Image Awards

For the past 52 years, the NAACP Image Awards has celebrated the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts and those who promote social justice through their creative work. The 2021 live air date for the awards show was originally scheduled for February 20th, but the NAACP and BET have made […]

HBO’s ‘The Shop: Uninterrupted’ Nominated for NAACP’s Outstanding Talk Series

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The NAACP announced its 51st annual NAACP Image Award nominees today and Uninterrupted’s flagship series, The Shop: Uninterrupted, produced in partnership with HBO, was nominated in the Outstanding Talk Series category. Visit for more information Set at the forefront of American culture, The Shop: Uninterrupted is one of the most unique and impactful talk […]

NAACP Lifts Travel Advisory For African Americans Flying American Airlines

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According to confirmed reports, the NAACP has lifted its months-long travel ban against American Airlines on Tuesday. Organization officials said they believe the airline has finally made some significant headway in cutting down on discrimination incidents involving passengers of color. Visit for more information The announcement came via Twitter after the civil rights organization […]

Rachel Dolezal Reportedly Accused of Welfare Fraud

Rachel Dolezal Reportedly Accused of Welfare Fraud

Rachel Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, was hit this week with a handful of charges, including 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd Degree, and False Verification for Public Assistance, according to KHQ-TV. Visit for more information Court documents suggest that Dolezal illegally received $8,747 in […]

NAACP Sues The Trump Administration for Discrimination Against Haitians

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Words by Roman White Visit for more information The NAACP has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for taking away the protections of more than 40,000 Haitian immigrants and giving them an 18 month timetable to leave the country. The legislation to remove Haitians from the United States was issued […]

Naturi Naughton Wins NAACP Image Award for ‘Power’


Words by Roman White Visit for more information Actress Naturi Naughton walked away with the NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Tasha St. Patrick in the Starz original series “Power.” The former member of the R&B group 3LW took to Instagram to celebrate her win […]

Ohio Youth Basketball Team Banned For Rocking Jerseys With Racial Slurs

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Words by Nick Slay Visit for more information It took a parent blowing the whistle on Facebook for a Cincinnati youth league to ban a team using racial slurs on their basketball jerseys. The Cincinnati Premier Youth Basketball League dismissed the Kings Mills, Ohio team apparently after learning that the youngsters were sporting jerseys […]

Money Moves: What Beyonce and Viola Desmond Have In Common

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Forbes just named Beyoncé as one of the highest grossing women in entertainment. We know that Oprah rakes in that scrillah. Nikki Minaj brags about this paper chase she been on and even personalities like Cardi B, Blac Chyna, Amber Rose and everyone of the Kardashians have been able to connect money moves with their […]

Mary J. Blige and JAY-Z Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations

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Mary J. Blige and JAY-Z are tied with five NAACP Image Award nominations each. Visit for more information Mary was nominated for songs from her latest album Strength of a Woman, meanwhile Hov was nominated for his album 4:44, as well as a nod for Entertainer of the Year. Bruno Mars, Issa Rae, Chance the […]

NAACP Warns African Americans About Flying On American Airlines


The NAACP has warned African-American travelers to be careful when flying with American Airlines. Visit for more information The group issued an advisory late Tuesday, saying it has noticed “a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines.” It said the incidents “suggest a corporate culture of racial insensitivity and […]

Reggie Hudlin Proves Why Thurgood Marshall Is Hip-Hop


When we heard that Reggie Hudlin was directing a movie about Thurgood Marshall, starring the new Black Panther Chad Boseman, we did the happy dance: Shmoney Dance. Nae Nae. Hit Them Folks. We did them all. Visit for more information Hudlin is as Hip-Hop as it gets in Hollywood. Since the 90s, he and […]

NAACP Issues Warning To Black People And Women Traveling To Missouri

NAACP issues warning for black people traveling to Missouri

The state of Missouri has earned the dubious distinction of being the first-ever state to have a travel advisory issued against it by the NAACP, the warning issued due to a recent string of both directly and indirectly state-sanctioned racist and discriminatory incidents. Visit for more information The Kansas City Star reports that the […]

Ben Carson Makes Reference To Slaves As “Immigrants”


Newly appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson offered few policy specifics during his first address to employees on Monday, a meandering speech marked by a startling comparison between slaves brought to the U.S. and immigrants. Visit for more information Carson’s remarks on immigration recalled a Texas textbook referring to slaves as […]

NAACP Members Arrested During Sit-in Protest


Late last night [Jan.3] a sit-in protest was held in Alabama by the NAACP opposing the nominations of the U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, as U.S. Attorney General. Visit for more information These protestors arrived early and refused to leave the Sessions’ office until he was no longer the nominee. The group consisted of five men […]

Killer Mike Wants Michael Jordan To Deposit Sneaker Profits Into Black-Owned Banks

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Rapper Killer Mike wants legendary baller Michael Jordan to put his money where his mouth is with his recent challenge. Visit for more information Taking to Instagram, the artist continued his efforts to get more Blacks to open accounts at Black-owned banks by publicly reaching out to one of the biggest icons in the […]

Around 70 Arrested in Minnesota Protesting Death of Philando Castile


Since July 7, protestors have camped outside of the Governor’s mansion in Minnesota following the shooting death of Black man Philando Castile at the hands of law enforcement, and today [Wednesday, July 27] police say dozens of them were arrested. Visit for more information Yesterday 46 people were officially arrested for public nuisance and unlawful […]