Historically, we have not been able to rely on colleges, universities, and employers to enact admissions and hiring practices that embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. Demand equal opportunity in education by joining us in calling on colleges, universities, and corporations across the country to commit to diversity, no matter what.
The student debt crisis has a disproportionate impact on Black borrowers and their families. Student loan repayment ends on September 1, 2023. It's up to us to continue the fight to cancel student debt.
Mississippi is looking to unconstitutionally restrict free speech and add judges to oversee issues in Jackson who do not represent the residents. We're fighting to ensure Jackson residents are able to control their own resources such as their water system and local judges and continue to fight for safe, drinking water without being unconstitutionally silenced.
The Florida State Board of Education's updated standards on how Black history will be taught are an affront to the Black community. Our children deserve nothing less than truth, justice, and the equity our ancestors shed blood, sweat, and tears for.- Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP
NAACP and Brookings have partnered on The Black Progress Index, a new analysis of the places where Black people are thriving most, as measured through their life expectancy. In the spirit of W.E.B. Du Bois, we're working to provide insight into the local civic actions that can improve life expectancy outcomes.
Each and every NAACP member makes a difference to the complex, ongoing work of advancing racial equity. We have driven the hardest-fought wins for civil rights and social justice — with you by our side, we can accelerate the next milestones for Black Americans.
Join this multigenerational network of activists dismantling structural racism by using your power to take action on the most pressing issues of our time.
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From police brutality to COVID-19 to voter suppression, Black communities are under attack. We work to disrupt inequality, dismantle racism, and accelerate change in key areas including criminal justice, health care, education, climate, and the economy. When it comes to civil rights and social justice, we have the unique ability to secure more wins than anyone else. Help make racial equity a reality.