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The Reading branch of the NAACP is inviting the public to examine the issue of mass incarceration. Continuing a panel discussion held in October, the NAACP is hosting a free viewing of the documentary film “13th.” “This film explains what we mean when we say the words ‘mass incarceration’,” said Stacey Taylor, president of the local NAACP.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – The NAACP Florida Conference will have an opportunity soon to decide about pushing to get rid of the Star-Spangled Banner as America’s national anthem. The California NAACP chapter describes the song as “one of the most racist” and say its rarely heard third verse celebrates the deaths of slaves who joined British troops to gain their freedom, according to a WTOL story.
ANDERSON – The Madison County NAACP branch celebrated local leaders at the annual B. Harry Beckham Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday. The banquet focused on finding ways to ensure young black people have a brighter future and find consciousness and understanding in a world that still breeds racism and hate.
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) – A local NAACP chapter working Monday to make sure their city council vote gets the attention they think it deserves. The Phenix City-Russell County branch of th
In the aftermath of what many consider the Charleston Branch NAACP’s best annual banquet ever – the group’s 100th anniversary gala – branch President Dot Scott refused to indulge in much celebration. True, former Vice President Joe Biden was the featured keynote speaker – quite a “get.”
The centennial anniversary fundraising dinner for the Charleston branch of the NAACP will feature former Vice President Joe Biden. Charleston NAACP President Dot Scott lauded Biden’s role in President Barack Obama’s administration and his service as a senator representing Delaware.
The leader of the NAACP in Mississippi is now the interim president and CEO of the national organization. Derrick Johnson was appointed over the weekend to serve as interim president and CEO of the NAACP during the 108th annual national convention in Baltimore.