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Los Angeles, CA — The NAACP released the following statement following the announcement of the nominees for the 89th Oscars (the Academy Awards): The Academy Awards, a prestigious award show with great influence over the entertainment industry, has made significant progress in diversifying this year’s nominees. The NAACP is pleased to see that the nominees for […]

Baltimore, MD – NAACP National President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement regarding the results of the 2016 presidential election: “Even as we extend our congratulations to President-Elect Donald J. Trump, the NAACP, as America’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, must bluntly note that the 2016 campaign has regularized racism, standardized […]