Buffalo NAACP president: ‘We don’t need a hand out, we need a hand up’

The Rev. Mark E. Blue and Buffalo‘s NAACP branch are hard at work to minimize the community impact of having Tops supermarket temporarily close following the race-motivated mass shooting that left 10 people dead. Recently, Blue revealed to rolling out how the Black community and its allies everywhere can pitch in to help Buffalo recover. […]

Nona Brown discusses how college students have been affected by COVID-19

Nona Brown is the student health services coordinator at Florida Memorial University. Brown is also apart of the NAACP, which is encouraging the community to get vaccinated and boosted. Brown spoke with rolling out about the importance of vaccinations, how mental health has been affected by COVID-19, and how she feels now that a vaccination […]

Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose likens COVID vaccine to past vaccines

Richard Rose is all about safety. The President of Atlanta’s NAACP chapter said he received his COVID-19 vaccination because of his asthma. He also has led the chapter’s charge in getting members of the Black community vaccinated. Recently, he sat with Dr. Maya Green, also known as Dr. Maya 100, on “Health IQ” to discuss […]

How Mary Bibbs is helping the NAACP vaccine initiative in Virginia

In Virginia, Mary Bibbs is helping out the NAACP with getting more Black people in the area get vaccinated against the Covid virus. Recently, she sat with rolling out to explain why she has pursued the work she’s so focused on. What is the role of vaccines in the Black community? There are several different roles. […]

Rev. Paul Jakes discusses the importance of the COVID-19 vaccination

Rev. Paul Jakes is the pastor of New Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church in Chicago and the community liaison for the New Age Services Corporation. Rev. Jakes is also a member of the NAACP and encourages many around the country to get safe and get vaccinated. Rev. Jakes talked with rolling out about the role […]

Charlotte NAACP President Corine Mack recommends vaccination

Corine Mack is the president of the NAACP‘s Charlotte-Mecklenburg chapter in North Carolina. The retired rapid transit operations vice president and former George Meany School of Labor Law student, Mack is an ordained elder who has ministered to thousands of incarcerated inmates in the New York prison system. Recently, she spoke to rolling out about […]

Terrell Grice’s top piece of advice for aspiring content creators

Terrell Grice has become one of the biggest media must-dos for musical artists doing press online. The social media influencer has over a million subscribers on YouTube and has built his following primarily by getting famous singers to sing random songs based on words he gave them. Recently, Chlöe Bailey came on his show to […]

Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose explains why he took the vaccine

Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose wants to protect himself and his loved ones. Recently, he stopped by rolling out’s weekly Health IQ LIVE session to explain why it’s absolutely vital for members of the Black community to get the COVID-19 vaccine. What is the importance of trusting the government in regard to receiving the vaccine? I try […]

NAACP Image Award winner Fanonne Jeffers pens ‘The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois’

Poet and author Honorée Fanonne Jeffers is known for penning five poetry collections, including the 2020 collection The Age of Phillis, for which she won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry. Jeffers, who currently teaches creative writing and literature at University of Oklahoma was not inititally known for being an author. […]

NAACP president wants NFL to ‘rethink’ its television deal with Fox

NAACP President Derrick Johnson is requesting a formal meeting with NFL leadership to discuss and “rethink” their relationship with the Fox network. Johnson and the NAACP claim Fox News profits off of hatred and bigotry and uses the funds supplied by their television deal with the NFL to promote their agenda. “For several decades, the […]

Biden-Harris: A moment of celebration before the final push

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, began with an overcast sky, but by noon the sun was shining on those gathering at Freedom Park in Atlanta to celebrate the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. A coalition of organizations working to get the vote out hosted the event to remind everyone to keep the momentum going. […]

Beyoncé’s foundation gives $10K grants to Black-owned businesses

Beyoncé‘s foundation is donating $10,000 grants to Black-owned businesses. The singer’s BeyGOOD organization has teamed up with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to help those businesses suffering during the current COVID-19 pandemic. A statement on NAACP’s website reads: “This will be offered to Black-owned small businesses in select cities to help […]

Ben & Jerry’s joins Facebook ads boycott

Ben & Jerry’s has joined the Facebook ads boycott. The ice cream makers followed a number of high-profile companies in choosing not to post advertisements on the social media site throughout the month of July in support of the Stop Hate For Profit campaign, which was launched to help stop the spread of racist and […]

Makeup maven Pat McGrath hosts master class to benefit the NAACP

Makeup Mogul Pat McGrath is hosting her first-ever master class and you don’t want to miss it. McGrath, also known as Mother, is one of the most iconic and innovative makeup artists in fashion and beauty. Before becoming the CEO of her multi-billion dollar global beauty brand Pat McGrath Labs, she conceptualized makeup looks for […]

Black man hospitalized after being brutally beaten by White mob

Another Black person has reportedly been attacked by a White mob. During the early morning hours of May 16, DaQuan Jones, 22, was attacked by a group of White men while on his way to his girlfriend’s house, according to the Des Moines Register. Jones was allegedly choked, punched, kicked, and stomped on by three […]

White father, son who allegedly killed Black jogger, have yet to face charges

A Georgia man was recently killed for reportedly jogging while Black. The family members of Ahmaud Arbery want justice after he was allegedly killed by a White father, Greg McMichael, and his son Travis McMichael, on Feb. 23. Arbery was jogging a few miles away from his home in Brunswick, Georgia, when he passed the […]

Michael B. Jordan, Rihanna and other style moments from 51st NAACP Image Awards

Michael B. Jordan, Rihanna and other style moments from NAACP Image Awards The 51st annual NAACP Image Awards brought many memorable moments, from Lizzo being named as entertainer of the year, to Rihanna receiving the President’s Award. Actors, celebrities and leaders in our community arrived at the Pasadena Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, […]

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