Michelle Obama Speaks at the 101st NAACP Convention

On July 28, 2010, in Featured, News, by admin

On July 12, 2010, the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, spoke at the 101st NAACP Convention in Kansas City. She discussed the future of the NAACP and the African American community, as well her key issue: childhood obesity. The first lady encouraged personal accountability to create change that starts at the individual, […]

NAACP Mourns the Passing of Vernon Baker

On July 28, 2010, in News, by admin

The NAACP mourns the passing of Vernon Baker, former United States military officer and recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Mr. Baker passed on July 13 at the age of 90 at his home in St. Maries, Idaho. A military hero, Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on April 5-6, […]

CNN Video: NAACP Forces Tea Party To Address Racist Elements

On July 27, 2010, in News, Press Room, by admin

Today the national Tea Party Federation expelled the Tea Party Express organization over a racist blog post published by leader Mark Williams, mocking NAACP President & CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous and the recent NAACP resolution condemning the Tea Party for failing to police racism in its ranks. On Sunday, July 18, Jealous appeared on CBS’s […]

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