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Award-winning author and historian Taylor Branch spoke about the connection between Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights activist and author James Weldon Johnson and how the men’s lives and legacies reflect modern views of race and democracy at the ...

The hardest question Cornell William Brooks has ever been asked at the NAACP is this: “If a man was willing to die for the right to vote, why can’t we vote and fight for the right to vote?” The NAACP ...

Days after he testified before the U.S. Senate that President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general Sen. Jefferson Sessions (R-Ala.) is unfit to be appointed to the Cabinet position, NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks lectured at ...