BILOXI — The NAACP Biloxi Branch celebrated the 59th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s historic debut in a Major League Baseball game by recognizing the iconic player as well as area notables, present and past, who have embodied the spirit of Robinson’s journey.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Madie Robinson, president of the Florence Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, hopes this year’s Freedom Fund Dinner will encourage people to become active in election efforts. She said she hopes keynote speaker Bakari Sellers will help motivate people.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE: OCN) and the NAACP announced today that they have renewed their successful “Help & Hope for Homeowners” borrower outreach events for 2016. “Help & Hope for Homeowners” offers struggling borrowers the opportunity to receive in-person, individualized mortgage counseling to help them better afford and remain in their homes.
The Minneapolis branch of the NAACP holds a rally ahead of an expected decision on whether or not to press charges against two police officers in shooting death of a 24-year-old black man last November. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
By Jeff Bash Youngstown State University’s NAACP is helping bring relief to the victims of the Flint, Michigan water crisis by having a lip sync battle known as “Sing for Flint” to raise awareness and funds for the city. The event, “Sing for Flint,” will be a lip-synch battle planned by the NAACP.