NAACP blasts Georgia lawmakers for legally ‘endorsing racism’ against Blacks

The NAACP will not remain idle as the Georgia Senate adds stronger protections for Confederate monuments. In a 34-17 vote, the Georgia Senate passed Senate Bill 77, that states, “any person who damages or destroys a monument could be liable for triple the cost to repair or replace it, plus exemplary damages — additional costs meant …

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NAACP RESTRUCTURES TO ADVANCE ADVOCACY STRATEGY

New York (February 16, 2019)—The nation’s most prominent civil rights organization announced today during its annual national board meeting in New York, a strategic restructuring which better positions the organization to lead the critical policy advocacy and social justice work needed to ensure the rights of all people. The group also signed memoranda of understanding …

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ACT-SO Has Opening for Students

Give your students the challenge they want and need. Have them join the NAACP ACT-SO program in Dekalb County. This program is designed to help students reach their full achievement levels through providing mentors, professionals, and other talented students with like-minded goals. ACT-SO is the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics. The Dekalb County branch …

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Dekalb Coalition To Face Past Lynchings

A coalition of more than 50 DeKalb County organizations and individuals, led by an ad hoc committee of the NAACP DeKalb County Branch, has been formed to answer the Equal Justice Initiative’s challenge to acknowledge local histories of lynching and commemorate its victims through the DeKalb Remembrance Project. The year-long public awareness campaign, already in …

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