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When things happen in our world that we should know, I do my best to give you the information you need  to stay on top and increase your knowledge. When an organization like the NAACP elects a new President, that’s news we should know. After all, the NAACP has been making history  that makes a difference in our lives  since its inception in 1909. In today’s environment, the NAACP’s relevance is immeasurable. Please, click on the link below to arm yourself with knowledge that matters. After all, we have to be informed on topics that are relevant and make a difference. 

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/naacp-names-new-leader-for-more-active-future

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks Discusses August March From Selma To D.C.

Source: Win McNamee / Getty

According to Wikipedia: Its mission in the 21st century is “to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.” Their national initiatives included political lobbying, publicity efforts, and litigation strategies developed by their legal team.[5] The group enlarged its mission in the late 20th century by considering issues such as police misconduct, the status of black foreign refugees, and questions of economic development.[6] Its name, retained in accordance with tradition, uses the once common term colored people, referring to people of some African ancestry.

NAACP Pickets the Crime Conference in Washingtion, D.C.

Source: Library of Congress / Getty

 

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