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The NAACP Releases a Statement on The 2017 Emmy Winners

The NAACP is tremendously pleased that this year’s Emmy nominations accurately reflected the work of the many talented individuals of color. We extend congratulations to all the nominees and Emmy Award winners including Donald Glover, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Atlanta) and Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (Atlanta); Sterling K. Brown, Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series (This Is Us); and Lena Waithe and Aziz Ansari, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (Masters of None); Ava DuVernay for Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program (13th); Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (13th); Dave Chappelle for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Saturday Night Live); RuPaul Charles for Best Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (RuPaul Drag Race); Kim Estes for Best Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series (Dicks); and Riz Ahmed for Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie (The Night Of).

Angela Polk, Program Manager Community Development; Ford Motor Company Fund presents the check for $10,000 to Emmy Award winning journalist Shaun Robinson’s S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls at the “13th Annual Hollywood Bureau Symposium”. The Foundation empowers young women through grants to support STEM education, the arts, and healthy lifestyle choices. (l-r) Emmy Award winning journalist Shaun Robinson; founder, S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls, Cornell William Brooks, President/CEO NAACP and Angela Polk, Program Manager of Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund.

Pamela Alexander, Director of Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund, was proud to reunite again with the NAACP Hollywood Bureau Symposium, as it brings vital information to those persons aspiring careers in the entertainment industry.



She’s back! Rachel Dolezal sat down with Vanity Fair and told her side of why she identifies as a black woman! She wants to the world to know that “it’s not a costume.”

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At around 11:00 AM on Tuesday, a homemade bomb exploded outside of the Colorado Springs, Colorado branch of the NAACP. Two days following the blast, NAACP volunteers have vowed to proceed with their work in the community.

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