NAACP focuses on civil rights mission At convention in Pittsburgh, tactics are likely key issue
NAACP to march against police brutality, Mfume says Also on Pittsburgh agenda: military discrimination
Mfume calls for revival of commitment 'I have not given up on the American idea'
Congress refuses independent Aberdeen review Black Caucus, NAACP sought outside probe
4 women say Army coerced charges Investigators demand false rape allegations, female soldiers say
Raising the NAACP's profile Like national base, local chapter rebuilds after power struggle.
NAACP ready for next step Debt reduced: Civil rights issues facing nation must again become top priority.
Mfume's NAACP agenda ambitious Welfare reform, affirmative action among items in talk
Radio show host makes waves Controversy: WOLB-AM talk host C. Miles Smith sparks afternoon listeners with his views that mix black nationalism and conservatism.
Law professor named director of NAACP's Washington bureau McDougall set 'to defend gains of civil rights' laws
Texaco plan for diversity wins praise Black leaders call off boycott, campaign for stock divestiture; Goals but not quotas; Open-door program follows taped epithets, bias suit settlement
Thomas foes silent about Marshall
Texaco puts everything in perspective
Cummings deserves full term 7th District endorsement: Incumbent has good grasp of constituents and their needs.
Cummings, Kondner spar over solving problems of crime, welfare, education in 7th District Candidates' approaches to issues differ greatly; CAMPAIGN 1996
'50 welfare systems' -- not a bad idea
NAACP erases debt Mfume successful: Civil rights organization ready to tackle issues that will shape its future.
NAACP reports financial solvency Mfume had inherited $3.2 million debt
NAACP eliminates most of its $3.2 million debt Mfume sees clean slate soon, urges new activism
Mfume's exodus from a dead-end destiny
Reserved Sarbanes is passionate on re-electing Clinton He delivers call to arms at caucus of Md. delegates; DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole's sorry he skipped NAACP Apology to journalists linked to a vow not to write off black votes; CAMPAIGN 1996
Urban League and NAACP vow unity Minority leaders speak at a conference of 4,000
More aggressive, more open Urban League to convene National group aims to work with NAACP
In national crises, civil liberties suffer
From street hustler to president of NAACP Autobiography traces Mfume's journey to success
Pinkett visits local program
Clinton, Dole, Perot and the rest of us Dems up, GOP down: One-sided election trend clouds the nation's political future.
Dole record on civil rights is mixed, say associates It's between 'flawless' and 'less than stellar'
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority convention begins today Nationwide organization seeks more math, science participation by blacks
Mfume offer was a trap, Dole says No-show candidate calls speech invitation a set-up for bad reaction; NAACP convention ends; Delegates hear report on improved financial state of organization
NAACP casts net for members in cyberspace Civil rights group establishes presence on World Wide Web
Tough battle for NAACP Mfume mission: Leader of civil rights group wants members to stop fighting each other.
Mfume urges NAACP to unite 'Fight discrimination, not each other,' he tells convention; 'This is a new day begun'; New president seeks to put discord of past behind group
Convention delegates protest Mfume decision More than 100 oppose closing of regional NAACP office in Detroit
Preacher hopes to lead young back to NAACP New youth director developing programs to win their support
Although his arena has changed, Mfume is still wooing constituents NAACP chief impresses at group's annual meeting
Mfume presses Dole to speak to NAACP Likely GOP candidate hasn't accepted invitation FTC
NAACP to add pressure on Sudan Group will intensify opposition to slavery, its head, Mfume, says
Cummings reflects on his big leap Biggest surprise for Mfume's successor: more partisanship
Cummings coasts to win in 7th race Record-low turnout gives Mfume seat to Democratic legislator; Landslide defeats Kondner; Congressional victor laments no-shows despite results
Young, Cummings deny any deal "Outraged": State senator denounces a report of an agreement to assist his bid for chairmanship of the Legislative Black Caucus.
Departure of Mfume meant representation without representative Vacancy in 7th District put some requests on hold until after today's election
Cummings is coasting as Kondner struggles Democrat almost sure to win tomorrow's 7th District election
Send Cummings to Washington Mfume's successor: Special election will decide who finishes nine months left in term.
Quirky process in 7th enters its next phase Tuesday's election pits congressional candidates to finish Mfume's term
Reid preaches politics from the pulpit Sermon reflects loss of congressional race
NAACP aims to recruit more youths 500 join organization yesterday in event at Annapolis church; 'Take up the torch'; Membership fees paid by proceeds from King dinner
Key to Cummings' win in 7th was more money His $250,000 coffer far outstripped funds raised by 26 rivals