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Music, All Shook Down Musicians Respond to the Strange Case of Rachel Dolezal

Musicians Respond to the Strange Case of Rachel Dolezal

Unless you ignore every single source of media readily available to you, you will have already heard about the strange case of Rachel Dolezal: the Caucasian leader of Washington State's NAACP who has been pretending to be African-American for her…
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Calendar, Night&Day What it Means to Be Of Color

What it Means to Be Of Color

W. E. B. du Bois, civil rights activist, scholar, and co-founder of the NAACP, described the concept of "double-consciousness" in his landmark collection of essays The Souls of Black Folk. Inspired by "this sense of always looking at one's…
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News, The Snitch NAACP Calls U.S. Airways Racist for Kicking Man with Saggy Pants Off Plane

NAACP Calls U.S. Airways Racist for Kicking Man with Saggy Pants Off Plane

U.S. Airways' decision to kick a football player wearing sagging pants off one of its planes in San Francisco is provoking the ire of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which says that the move was racist.Deshon…
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Music, All Shook Down Zion-I perform at NAACP Anniversary Celebration

Zion-I perform at NAACP Anniversary Celebration

The NAACP turns 100 this year, and youth outreach is on their mind. Perhaps inspired by Barack Obama's historic Presidential campaign--and the large number of young voters who participated in the process--they've joined forces with a new activist group,…
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News, The Snitch Local NAACP Head Accuses Berkeley Cops of Wanting to "Kill Every African-American That They Can."

Local NAACP Head Accuses Berkeley Cops of Wanting to "Kill Every African-American That They Can."

The head of the Berkeley NAACP has drawn criticism for a statement he issued over the shooting of 51-year-old grandmother Anita Gay. The Berkeley resident was shot and killed on February 16th when police were called to her apartment, where…
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