News and Updates
Professor Melissa Harris-Perry and former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. are guest speakers for NAACP Memphis Branch Centennial Freedom Fund Luncheon Celebration
Mid-South couple recorded berating restaurant employees in racist rant
MLGW Receives $1 Million to Address Extreme Energy Burdens
Click here to read letter to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.
Click Here to Meet New Officers, Standing Committee and Ad Hoc Committee Chairs
Deidre Malone Announced as New President/Chairman of the Board of Memphis Branch NAACP
Executive Director Madeleine Taylor Retires from Memphis Branch NAACP
Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Right Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 needs a final push to become law
NAACP OUTRAGED BY U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISION LEAVING PRESIDENT OBAMA’S DACA / DAPA IMMIGRANT CHILDREN AND FAMILIES EXECUTIVE ORDERS BLOCKED
NAACP–SUPPORTED EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS SUCH AS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PREVAILS IN SUPREME COURT’S FISHER II DECISION
Click to view the winners the NAACP Art and Writing Contest winners. The theme this year was 'Commemorating The 1866 Memphis Massacre'. It was the first large-scale racial massacre to erupt in the post-Civil War South. The massacre ultimately helped to ensure the adaption of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
On April 4, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided unanimously to support the democratic principle that everyone counts and everyone deserves representation, not simply those who are presently registered to vote. In Evenwel v. Abbott, the Court agreed, by a vote of 8 – 0, with all lower courts that have ruled on this case and rejected this politically driven lawsuit to exclude communities with significant populations of children and other non-voters from having any formal stake in the democratic process.
View 2016 NAACP Youth Council. The NAACP Youth & College Division is to inform youth of the problems affecting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities.