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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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D. E. Smith Honored “It’s an Award for the People”

Attorney D. E. Smith was honored at the African Expo on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church for her service to the community.  She received the ‘NANA  NKOSUOHEMAA  Award”  which means, “Queen of Progress”, for her dedication and unwavering commitment to ‘TRUTH TELLING’ about the lynching of African Americans in DeKalb County. …

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Volunteer Recognized for Back-To-School Support

The NAACP DeKalb Education Committee would like to shine the “Spotlight” on Mrs. Bessie Marks for our thoughtfulness in volunteering over 100 pre-packaged school supplies for our Youth as they return back to school face-to-face. We pray we can obtain more volunteers throughout the year to donate supplies and/or support the Education Committee with partnerships …

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