Posts tagged "naacp"

Julian Bond, Former NAACP Chairman And Civil Rights Leader Dies At Age 75

Julian Bond, former chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and an important figure in the civil rights movement since the 1960s, died on Saturday night.
Bond was also an elquent writer, poet, television commentator, lecturer, and college teacher. He also fiercely opposed the Vietnam War in the 1970s, becoming a…

Katrin Higher / August 16, 2015

Caption This: Mitt Romney Speaks To The NAACP

Earlier today, Mitt Romney spoke at an NAACP conference — that’s the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a civil rights organization  — and, well, it did not go so hot. Romney got booed for a whole 15 seconds after he promised to repeal health care reform, which he called “non-essential” and “expensive.”…

Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2012

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The NAACP Image Awards Luncheon & Pre-Show Gala

This past week, the NAACP hosted its annual Image Awards luncheon and pre-awards show gala. Some of the African-American community’s biggest celebs turned out to fete the organization at both events, but not everyone was appropriately dressed. Click through to see who rocked it, and who better get a new stylist before tonight’s main event.

Julie Gerstein / February 19, 2012

Jennifer Hudson Takes Over The NAACP Image Awards

We’re glad to see Jennifer Hudson back in the limelight after the tragedy that rocked her family just a few months ago. Last night, the singer and actress dominated the NAACP Image Awards. Hudson won three Image awards — best new artist, outstanding collaboration, and album for her self-titled CD. The audience gave her a…

Annika Harris / February 13, 2009