NAACP

NAACP in soul-searching mode at last week's convention

NAACP in soul-searching mode at last week's convention

In May, Melissa Harris-Perry wrote a New York Times op-ed that suggested that it was (or should be) a wrap for the 108-year-old NAACP. "Today, the NAACP carries the weight of history and burden of bureaucracy. But it does not seem willing to shed blood, literally, or in terms of the uncomfortable work that characterizes effective activism," she wrote in the piece entitled "How to Save the NAACP From Irrelevance."

Even though Harris-Perry didn't make an appearance at the organization's seven-day conference (the theme: Steadfast and Immovable), held last week at...

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