In what seems like a perfect start for the New Year, Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has been nominated for the 2022 NAACP Image Award, a yearly awards ceremony organised .
14 Oct 2021
Although his catholic leanings were signified by a plastic doll of Mary with the baby Jesus and a pealing silver colored cross that were suspended with a time-corroded rope he had manufactured from the torn clothing...
16 Jun 2021
Femi Osofisan Society (FOS) will stream Femi Osofisan’s A Nightingale for Dr. Du Bois today, at 2.00pm (UTC+1) as part of Professor Femi Osofisan’s 75th birthday celebrations.
5 Sep 2020
Beyoncé, for her 39th birthday celebration, has donated $1 million to help black-owned small businesses that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Two days before her birthday, Beyoncé's philanthropic foundation BeyGOOD announced that it had partnered with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP): "Proud to announce $1m in additional funds…
17 Aug 2020
As long as the story of Nigeria’s return to democratic rule is told, the role played by the former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, who passed away at the ripe age of 90 years on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, cannot be forgotten.
30 Mar 2019
Today, JAY-Z will be honoured with the President’s Award by the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP). The iconic rapper and music mogul will receive the 2019 NAACP President’s Award, which is given “in recognition of a special achievement and distinguished public service,” a press release said. Past recipients include Danny Glover,…
28 Jan 2017
Resistance to President Donald Trump's crackdown on Muslim immigration mounted quickly Saturday, with the first legal challenge filed to an order branded as blatantly discriminatory.
18 Jul 2016
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton called on venerable civil-rights group the NAACP on Monday to defeat Republican rival Donald Trump in his bid for the White House.