NAACP on Townhall

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Jul 12

What are Americans interested in? According to a Gallup poll released on June 14, it's the economy, in a variety of forms. The poll found that "68 percent of Americans mention some aspect of the economy when asked about the most important problem facing the country today, with the economy in general (31 percent) and unemployment (25 percent) most often mentioned as specific concerns." (Poll of 1,004 adults, conducted June 7-10, with a sampling error of plus-or-minus 4 points.) ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Thu Jul 12

NAACP members booed Mitt Romney when he spoke at the group's annual convention in Houston on Wednesday. The audience heckled the former Massachusetts governor three times, once after he promised to repeal Obamacare if elected. It's also true that the audience cheered Romney repeatedly, if not wildly. ... more

Houston, TX - Thu Jul 12

The crowd at Romney's NAACP speech applauded his vow to defend traditional marriage. ... more

Reuters News - Wed Jul 11

Demetrius Minor - Tue May 22

On Saturday, May 19, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) officially came out and declared their support for same-sex marriage. According to USA TODAY, the organization saw the issue has comparable to civil rights. ... more

America - Thu May 10

Oh, and so are laws that require voter ID. ... more

Dennis Prager - Tue Mar 20

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the NAACP, has gone to the United Nations -- specifically the U.N. Human Rights Council -- for, in the words of USA Today, "help battling what the organization views as forces attempting to push back voting rights." ... more

New York, NY - Wed Mar 14

The UN will be deciding whether or not requiring photo ID to vote is in violation of human rights. Meanwhile, some UN members still don't allow women to vote. ... more

New York, NY - Wed Mar 14

The UN will be deciding whether or not requiring photo ID to vote is in violation of human rights. Meanwhile, some UN members still don't allow women to vote. ... more

Susan Brown - Tue Mar 13

In an attempt to alleviate rampant voter fraud discovered in previous elections, the state of Texas passed a new voter ID law in 2011, which the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) brazenly blocked March 12, 2012 because it claims the law would disenfranchise minority voters. ... more

Star Parker - Mon Jan 9

Rick Santorum must be “racist” because he thinks all people, regardless of ethnicity, should have the dignity of self sufficiency. At least that’s how the NAACP sees it. ... more

Floyd and Mary Beth Brown - Mon Oct 31

Twenty years ago this month Clarence Thomas was sworn in as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The battle to confirm him was vicious, and Floyd had a front row seat. ... more