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Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Was Live This Year. Rob Hardy Grand Marshal – See Photos

The annual NAACP DeKalb Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade was live in 2023.  COVID-19 had sidelined the parade in 2021 and 2022, but the bands and fans came out on January 16, 2023 to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The grand marshal for this year’s parade was Rob Hardy, producer and …

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The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Education Workshop

Join us at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights this spring for a 2-day workshop helping educators understand frameworks used to create impactful and empathy building learning experiences for students learning about slavery and American history. Both workshops will be held from 9am-3pm.  February 1 – 2, 2023 In this interactive workshop, educators …

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Zepora Roberts Honored as Pillar of Power

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) honored 25 leaders from DeKalb, Rockdale, Gwinnett and Newton counties who go above and beyond their job descriptions to give back to their communities and assist the constituents of Georgia’s Fourth District.  Zepora Roberts, Life Member NAACP DeKalb was recognized by Congressman Johnson as a Pillar of Power Awardee.  This award …

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ACT-SO Winners Bring Home National Medals

Congratulations to the NAACP DeKalb ACT-SO Olympians that have scored big at the national competition.  National ACT-SO competition was held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 14-17, 2022.  These are the first-round winners announced from DeKalb County, GA.   This year nine of our students qualified to compete at the national level. ACT-SO is the Afro-Academic, …

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Zuri Crawford Wins Lancome $10,000 Scholarship

NAACP DeKalb ACT-SO olympian Zuri Crawford was a winner of a $10,000 scholarship from Lancome. Congratulations for the hard work and effort to be recognized on the national level.  Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o surprised 40 NAACP youth members on stage at the NAACP 113th Convention, awarding each student a $10,000 scholarship. The students received …

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