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August 12, 2020
NAACP LAUNCHES AN UNPRECEDENTED “BLACK VOICES CHANGE LIVES” CAMPAIGN TO ACTIVATE INFREQUENT BLACK VOTERS IN CRITICAL BATTLEGROUND STATES
Civic Engagement Campaign Seeks to Recruit Community Volunteers to Mobilize Infrequent Black Voters to Turn Out in November
As the Nation Commemorates the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, NAACP Leadership Call on the Black Community to use Their Voice in the Most Powerful Way
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the NAACP, the nation’s largest and most highly recognized civil rights organization, announced the “Black Voices Change Lives” campaign, an unprecedented effort to engage Black voters across the country by deploying a blend of traditional and innovative turnout tactics in a select number of battleground states. Read more.
August 11, 2020
NAACP RECOGNIZES SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS’S APPOINTMENT TO MAJOR PARTY TICKET AS ‘DEFINING MOMENT IN U.S. HISTORY.’
Throughout the history of this nation, Black women have been at the forefront of moving us toward a more representative and unified society. From the voting booth to grassroots movements, Black women have fought for and uplifted this country with their vote and voice. But their representation in the highest levels of government has never matched their unwavering participation in our democracy. Today’s announcement of a Black woman, Sen. Kamala Harris, as the first vice-presidential candidate of a major political party, breaks down one of these barriers in historic proportions. Read more.
August 10, 2020
NAACP APPLAUDS NEWLY ELECTED NEA PRESIDENT BECKY PRINGLE
The NAACP released the following statement applauding Becky Pringle as the newly elected President of the National Education Association (NEA).
“Becky Pringle has been an exceptional leader, teacher, and advocate for scholars, families, and educators since the onset of her career. Her advocacy and unwavering protection of students have been a driving force for her to combat institutional racism and educational injustice. Read more.
August 5, 2020
NAACP LAUNCHES WEBSITE AHEAD OF 2020 VIRTUAL MARCH ON WASHINGTON
NAACP Launches Special Website Ahead of 2020 Virtual March on Washington
Special website for virtual march on 57th anniversary of “I Have a Dream” speech to advance a bold Black agenda; honor the legacy of John Lewis; mobilize the vote
BALTIMORE — Today, the NAACP officially launched a new special website (2020march.com) for the 2020 Virtual March on Washington, which is being organized in partnership with National Action Network and a coalition of civil rights partners—along with Martin Luther King, III and the families of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. The website will provide thousands of supporters with a schedule of events, as well as tools to organize and register voters and volunteer ahead of the November elections. Read more.