E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigJul 15, 2010
Good for the NAACP. We need an honest conversation about the role of race and racism in the tea party. Thanks to a resolution passed this week at the venerable organization's national convention, we'll get it. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Amy Goodman / TruthdigMay 12, 2010
More than just a brilliant singer and actress, Horne was a pioneering civil rights activist, breaking racial barriers for generations of African-Americans who have followed her. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 22, 2009
As a "recent black man," Stephen Colbert reacts to President Obama's speech to the NAACP and talks reverse discrimination with Geoffrey Canada, executive director of the Harlem Children's Zone. He also holds forth on the plight of white men, the least victimized folks ever. Check out these two clips from last night's "Colbert Report." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Eugene Robinson / TruthdigJul 20, 2009
A century ago, when the NAACP was founded, black America was under siege. Some critics have wondered whether there is still a role for an organization like the NAACP. President Obama says there is. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 25, 2009
Well, it's officially impossible to go any further up the News Corp. chain of command than this: Mega-media mogul Rupert Murdoch has now apologized for last week's Chimpgate cartoon caper carried out by one of his media properties, the New York Post. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Amy Goodman / TruthdigJul 18, 2007
Last week in Detroit, the NAACP held a mock funeral for the N-word. But a chilling case in Louisiana shows us how far we have to go to bury racism. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 21, 2006
Bush spoke to the NAACP?s annual convention for the first time during his presidency. His speech drew both applause and silence as he addressed the group he has avoided for five years. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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