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Civil Rights Organizations

Corporate Buyout: Why Legacy Civil Rights Groups Are on the Wrong Side of History

Rashad Robinson | Posted 01.19.2015 | Black Voices
Rashad Robinson

How did it come to this, when the NAACP, Urban League and other legacy civil rights groups are actually propping up Republican leadership in their efforts to tear down President Obama?

NAACP'S Net Failure in Ferguson

Dr. Jason Johnson | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Dr. Jason Johnson

If the NAACP and other civil rights organizations really care about justice, accountability and activism, they'll change their bizarre stance on net neutrality. We would never know what was going on in Ferguson without a free and open Internet.

Is the Room at the Top of Civil Rights Organizations for Men Only?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.01.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Achilles Heel of the civil rights organizations remained the quiet and destructive sexism within its ranks. This history burst into public in the run-up to the 50th anniversary commemoration celebration events of the March on Washington this past August.