March 9, 2020

The NAACP-supported legislation making lynching a federal hate crime has gotten over a major hurdle toward becoming a law by passing the US House of Representatives. But a very slight change means it must pass the Senate again.


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August 20, 2019

A Three-part Webinar for the NAACP’s Our Community, Our Power: Advancing Resistance and Resilience in Climate Change Adaptation

Thursday, August 22nd and 29th at 8:30 pm EST

The Our Communities, Our Power: Advancing Resistance and Resilience in Climate Change Adapta...

July 9, 2019

A few months ago, the NAACP and our supporters came together for the #LogOutFacebook campaign, a protest to call out the social media giant’s negligence that allowed Russian operatives to use its platforms to spread propaganda to suppress the Black vote in 2016.

Good...

June 3, 2019

In North Carolina, legislators famously were so blatant with their assault on the vote that it was described as targeting “African Americans with almost surgical precision.” 

From carving up districts and implementing restrictive voter ID laws to refusing to process vot...

February 12, 2019

Until the rights enshrined in the Constitution are truly extended to all Americans, there can be no perfect union.

This was a fundamental tenet the NAACP’s founders understood from the beginning. That same tenet has guided our work since 1909 and remains in our hearts...

February 9, 2019

​On February 7, 2019, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted, by a margin of 12 yeas to 10 nays and along straight party lines, to send the nomination of William P. Barr to the floor of the full Senate with a positive recommendation for consideration.  

We now need t...

February 5, 2019

Black History Month is a special time to pause and celebrate the trials and triumphs of generations of Black people who have shaped this nation and pushed it closer to becoming the country it claimed to be at its founding.

From anti-lynching laws and the desegregation...

March 11, 2018

Call Sen. Tillis and Burr and ask them to oppose gutting the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. It requires mortgage lenders to give information to HUD that can be analyzed to find patterns of discrimination. Without this data, it is virtually impossible to prove that housi...

DERRICK JOHNSON

PRESIDENT AND CEO


 

On October 21, 2017, the executive committee of the NAACP National Board of Directors elected Derrick Johnson President and CEO. Derrick Johnson formerly served as vice chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors as well as state...

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We encourage local small businesses to apply as soon as possible!

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1) (*NEW) $10K Loan Advance for Fast Cash: The SBA (via the recent CAR...

Summary of funding options for small businesses

April 6, 2020

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Welcome to the website of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Branch of the NAACP!  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 race-based discrimination.

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