The Roots, American hip-hop band. Their work has been repeatedly met with critical acclaim, and they are best known for hits You Got Me, What They Do, Proceed, Adrenaline!, The Seed 2.0, & Wake Up, Everybody. They currently perform as the house band on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. They have won 4 Grammys & 3 NAACP awards. About.com ranked them #7 on its list of the 25 Best Rap Groups of All-Time, describing them as "Hip-hop's 1st legitimate band."
Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868 - 1963), first African-American to earn a Ph.D from Harvard University (in History), co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) and highly-regarded scholar of African-American history.
Congressional Black Caucus vs. NAACP. -------------------------------------------------- The mindless robots of the CBC, doing what their masters in the Democrat Party tell them, voted for controversial IRS regulations that will remove 501(c)(4) status from thousands of tax exempt groups. The target is conservative groups, of course, but the NAACP is screeching, “Hey, you’re missing the target and hitting us!”
NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal Allegedly Faked Being A Black Woman For Years - NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal had choice words Friday for those questioning her ethnicity: “I don’t give two s**ts about what you think.” For nearly a decade, Dolezal, who heads the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington, has claimed to be African-American. However, her parents, who appeared on HuffPostLive Friday, have revealed that she is white.