A Unified Statement of Action to Promote Reform and Stop Police Abuse

In a joint statement released on Monday, the NAACP joined with 12 other leading national civil and human rights organizations in calling for action and reforms in the wake of the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

The letter was signed by NAACP President and CEO, Cornell William Brooks along with leaders from NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the A. Philip Randolph Institute, Advancement Project, American Civil Liberties Union, Hip Hop Caucus, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, National Action Network, NAACP, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Black Women’s Roundtable, National Bar Association, National Urban League, and the Rainbow Push Coalition.

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Resolution Regarding the Murder of Eric Garner

The following resolution was adopted at the 2014 Annual NAACP convention regarding the murder of Eric Garner.

WHEREAS on Thursday, July 17, 2014, Eric Garner, an African American male was in a  place where he had a lawful right to be on the streets of Staten Island, New York; and

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Statement from President L. Joy Williams

I am sure by now you may have heard or seen reports regarding the recorded comments of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. His remarks were disgraceful and offensive and more than that, his previous reputation of housing discrimination are the very things that thousands of NAACP members across the country work hard every day to eradicate.

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National NAACP Statement on Donald Sterling

(Baltimore, MD) -- The National NAACP released the following statement in response to the remarks attributed to Clippers owner Donald Sterling:

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April Committee Updates

Check out what some of our committees are working on.

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The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.