Derrick Johnson Named NAACP Interim CEO


Click here to learn more.

Did you want to go the NAACP National Convention but just couldn’t make it? Don’t worry, I’m here to bring the convention to you!

My name is Afro Pique and this is my blog. I am here in Baltimore, Maryland attending the 108th National NAACP Convention and bringing the story to you. Check in with me and get the scoop on the latest and greatest things happening here! Be sure to follow the MS NAACP on all social media too!

NAACP Moves in a New Direction

Cormell Brooks will no longer serve as NAACP President after June 30th. Chairman of the Board Leon Russell and Vice Chairman Derrick Johnson will manage the day to day operations until a new president is named.

Read more here.

MS NAACP Opposes hosting NCAA Softball Tournament in the state

Mississippi NAACP is requesting the NCAA continue its opposition to symbols of racial hatred and expand its ban to all NCAA sanctioned events and relocate the Softball Regional Tournament at the University of Mississippi on Friday, May 19, 2017.

“Our only hope is to control the vote.” – Medgar Evers

2017 Mississippi NAACP ACT - SO

News Stories

Derrick Johnson named Interim NAACP President CEO
150 150 Ayana Kinnel

Mississippi-Branch NAACP President Derrick Johnson is now the interim president and CEO of the NAACP.…

read more
Back the Badge
150 150 admin

  ‘Back the Badge’ May Back Civilians into a Corner April 6, 2017 – Last…

read more
Trump Policy Stands to Help Poison Poor Children of Color
150 150 0admin

April 6, 2017 – A recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency will likely expose…

read more
Cold as ICE: A Massive Push for Deportation
150 150 Ayana Kinnel

March 5, 2017 – United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials are loose and…

read more

ESSA: Implications for Equity in Mississippi

On February 25, 2016, in collaboration with state partners, Partners for co-hosted a live webinar conversation, moderated by Dr. Leeson Taylor, superintendent, Greenville Public Schools and president, Mississippi Alliance of Black School Educators, to explore the implications for equity in Mississippi within the recently passed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Please click here to view more.
Back to top