Geoffrey E. Eaton, NAACP Mid-Manhattan President, on Broadway

Geoffrey E. Eaton, NAACP Mid-Manhattan President, on Broadway

The NAACP along with Fairvote, Motivote, and NYC Votes launched their voting initiative on August 27th in celebration of the United States 36th President, Lyndon B. Johnson. Geoffrey E. Eaton, NAACP Mid-Manhattan President, joined The Great Society cast in their initiative to register audience members to “vote” for their presidential hopeful in the upcoming 2020 election.

2019 Albany Mobilization

2019 Albany Mobilization

On March 12, 2019 the NAACP New York State Conference branches made their annual pilgrimage to the state capital in Albany, New York to meet with the Governor, the Assembly Speaker, Senate Majority Leader and their respective Assembly and Senate members to advocate for a legislative agenda that aligns with the mission and vision of the NAACP organization, and to address the Game Changers (Civic Engagement, Criminal Justice & Public Safety, Economic Empowerment, Education and Health) in an effort to advocate for state legislation and policy that will benefit all New Yorkers.

Celebrating Elizabeth Jennings Graham in Honor of Women's History Month

Celebrating Elizabeth Jennings Graham in Honor of Women's History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month we salute those unsung heroes who made extraordinary contributions to society. Alongside the First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, President Hazel N. Dukes had the honor of educating the crowd at the Brooklyn Museum about a black woman who refused to give up her seat long before the Civil Rights Movement and long before Ms. Rosa Parks. Her name was Elizabeth Jennings Graham.

Hazel N. Dukes speaks on Inside New York

Hazel N. Dukes speaks on Inside New York

This Weekend (Sat. & Sun.) INSIDE NEW YORK presents an exclusive discussion with Dr. Hazel N. Dukes, a leading civil rights activist and President of the NAACP New York State Conference on the upcoming political races, New York City's General Election, Proposition 1, President Trump and his actions and policies, as well as Chief of Staff John Kelly’s dishonest comments attacking Rep. Frederica Wilson and the importance of your vote.