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NAACP Image Awards: Lizzo Keeps Stirring The Pot & Blowing Up

Lizzo has been on quite a musical run for the past two years. She has also incited many different opinions by embracing her sexuality...

Black History Month In Focus: NAACP’s Contributions To Equality In Sports, Beyond

On February 12, 1909, the organization that would later become the National Association for the Advancement of People of Color was founded by the...

NAACP President Derrick Johnson Talks Race, Voting And More


Recently, The Shadow League had the chance to discuss the hot topics permeating modern society with NAACP President Derrick Johnson. 

The NAACP is the oldest civil rights o

NAACP Says NCAA Should Move Its Softball Playoffs From Mississippi


Currently, the University of Mississippi Lady Rebels softball team is hosting the NCAA regionals on campus.  But the Mississippi branch of the NAACP and other local civil rights groups have long opposed states that continue to fly the confeder

NAACP Beefs That Manslaughter Is Not Enough In Joe McKnight Shooting


The Joe McKnight road rage murder has once again sent our country into a heated discussion about race, police and t

Los Angeles NAACP President Steps Down


In today’s version of “It’s about damn time,” Los Angeles Chapter NAACP president Leon Jenkins resigned Thursday over his connection to banned Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling.




For over one hundred years you were the pinnacle of black resistance to institutional racism in the United States of America.  Since your foundin

Donald Sterling Earned His LA NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award


Donald Sterling is despicable and a bigot. These are incontrovertible facts NBA insiders and fans with a moderate interest in the league’s machinations have been aware of for years. However, there is more to this story besides what affec

12 Years a Slave Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards


Funny man Anthony Anderson was on hand at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium to host the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards as Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave dominated the film cate

45th NAACP Image Award Nominees Announced


The 45th annual NAACP Image Award nominees have been announced. And the list is no surprise. Always an assortment of the best and brightest of Black America, the image awards pays tribute to the works of African Americans spanning from film and TV