The last time the NAACP held its national convention in Baltimore, in 2000, the speakers includedthen-President Bill Clinton and the two men who were vying to replace him, Al Gore and George W. Bush. Seventeen years later, much has changed, in the country and for the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization.
LeBron James of the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers will be presented with the NAACP Jackie Robinson Sports Award during a ceremony before Wednesday night’s game. James will be honored with the award before the Cavaliers play the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7 p.m. ET at Quicken Loans Arena.
anvplayer video=”1222089″] DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN ) – The Dayton Unit of the NAACP held its 51st inaugural ceremony Thursday night at the Dayton Cultural and RTA Transit Center. Derrick Foward took the oath of office. He was re-elected as the 26th president of the chapter.
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CHARLOTTE – The president of the state chapter of the NAACP and the founder of the “Moral Monday” movement will give a sermon on race at Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer report the service led by the Rev. William Barber will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday.
The Burlington County Branch of the NAACP, awarded the Rancocas Valley Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. the 2016 Community Service Award at its sixth Annual Freedom Fund Gala. The Rancocas Valley Alumnae Chapter was recognized for its efforts in Burlington County with its many programs and projects.
A Titusville Police Department Victim’s Advocate was honored by the NAACAP on Saturday.
ROCKFORD (WIFR) — Striving to make the community a better place comes with rewards. The NAACP Rockford branch recognized community leaders for their hard work and dedication at its annual award ceremony at the Radisson Hotel. This year’s keynote speaker was Jacqui Patterson. She’s the Climate Justice Initiative Director for the NAACP.