From Michigan, Florida and across to Texas, voter surpression is being erased one victory at a time. Aurora Vasquez, NAACP Senior Manager, Voting Rights Initiative, analyzed the building momentum of these victories across the country and the future impact.
Kemba Smith Pradia was sentenced to 24.5 years in federal prison. President Bill Clinton commuted her sentence to time served--six years, and Kemba was released. Today, Kemba's voting rights are in jeopardy due to felony disenfranchisement. Watch her story and find out how the rights of many Americans are being deprived across the country.
Watch Jotaka Eaddy, discuss everything you need to know about your voting rights, the attacks on these rights, the Novemeber election, and your responsibiliy to vote. Jotaka is an a former leader in the Youth & College Division. She now serves as the Special Assistant to the NAACP President & CEO and Senior Director of the Voting Rights Initiative.
NAACP ACT-SO Alum and Superstar, Michelle Williams joins to discuss her career and answer your questions, LIVE.
To celebrate Women's History Month, Angel Laws (Concrete Loop) and Jessica Johnson (The Scholarship Academy) joined NAACPConnect to discuss entrepreneurship, civic engagement, voting rights, Trayvon Martin and much more. Do you have a guest you would like to see on our live chats? Let us know by clicking "Share Your Story" at the top of the page.
Watch Jamilah Lemieux, Digital News and Lifestyle Editor for EBONY, and Jasiri X, Hip-Hop Artist and Activist discuss Black Millennials in 2012. Topics include voting rights, civic engagement, digital and traditional organizing and much more.
On the heels of her Sundance Film Festival feature film debut, Edwina joined us to give tips and advice for aspiring actors, artists and entrepreneurs. "Everyone should know their purpose" says Edwina who is currently filming season 3 of HBO's hit series Treme.
Stefanie Brown, NAACP's National Field Director/Director, Youth & College Division, joins us as our inaugural guest for our live video chat session. Stefanie talks civil rights, the NAACP's role today, leadership and life balance.
If there's a NAACP ACT-SO or Youth & College Alum you would like to chat with, click Share Your Story at the top of the page and make your request.