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By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
The small town of Mason has announced it has reached a deal halting the threat of a takeover of its finances by the state of Tennessee.
By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press
Texas Democrats fighting against a restrictive voting bill took their case to Washington Tuesday as President Joe Biden made his push for strengthening voting rights laws nationwide. Lisa Desjardins begins our reports, then Yamiche Alcindor is joined by Congressman Van…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman
Eddie Murphy was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame at the organization’s show that highlighted works by entertainers and athletes of color.
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press
Boseman scored nominations Tuesday for his work in the Netflix films "Da 5 Bloods" and "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." The actor died last year after he privately battled colon cancer.
By Ivette Feliciano
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund recently launched a civil rights lawyer scholarship program as a pipeline to “address racial injustice and inequality in the South." NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano spoke with Associate Director-Counsel, Janai Nelson about the program…
By Alexandra Olson, Associated Press
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the complaint Thursday in federal court in Washington, D.C., along with the National Urban League and the National Fair Housing Alliance.
By Laura Santhanam
The national convention was slated to start at 2 p.m. ET Friday.
Issues of criminal justice reform and systemic racism dominated the 2020 Democratic campaign conversation over the past week. Candidates appeared at the NAACP convention in Detroit to pitch related policy proposals -- and several demonstrated an increasing willingness to go…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is making improvements that address worries about African-Americans being subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions while flying.
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