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Kwanzaa Principals

The Seven Principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa are: Umoja (oo-MOH-jah): Unity Success starts with Unity. Unity of family, community, nation and race. Kujichagulia (koo-jee-chah-goo-LEE-ah): Self-Determination To be responsible for ourselves. To create your own destiny. Ujima (oo-JEE-mah): Collective work and responsibility To build and maintain your community together. To work together to help one another within your community. …

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Jubilee Day in DeKalb January 1, 2020

Jubilee Day is the African American’s Independence Day!  It is a celebration and commemoration of January 1, 1863 when the EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION freed the slaves.  The EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION is our Declaration of Independence! Using his authority as Commander in Chief, President Abraham Lincoln issued the EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION as a war time necessity–mainly to deprive the …

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GEORGIA ELECTS YOUNGEST STATE PRESIDENT IN NAACP HISTORY

ATLANTA, GA – In a historic vote, James “Major” Woodall (Bulloch County), 25, was elected as the new State President of the Georgia NAACP. Mr. Woodall has served as Georgia Youth & College Division State President, First Vice President of the Bulloch County Branch, and most recently as a 2018 graduate of the NAACP’s Next-Gen …

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Political Action Committee Needs Volunteers

Get involved. Join the political action committee and help the community. Here are a list of activities that volunteers are needed. Call today and volunteer. NAACP DeKalb PAC Outreach SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES*September-December 2019 Volunteers Needed DATE ACTIVITY TIME LOCATION/Contact         Sep 24 National Voter Registration Day 11:00am-1:00pm DeKalb High Schools so far: …

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Interfaith Service kicks off the series to never forget

Click on this link to view the full program.  https://video.ibm.com/recorded/123960705 NAACP Dekalb partnered with several faith organizations to present an Interfaith Commemoration Service in remembrance of the victims of lynching in Dekalb county.  The program was entitled “A Journey of Remembrance and Reconciliation”.   NAACP Dekalb President, Teresa Hardy, welcomed the crowd of over 200 people …

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