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“One Borough, One City, One Dream” The NAACP-Brooklyn Branch Annual

“ONE BOROUGH, ONE CITY, ONE DREAM”  was the theme for The  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Brooklyn  Branch, Fifth Annual Freedom Fund Reception Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May  11 at the Brooklyn Public Library in the Dr.  S. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn. “The NAACP […]Read More

Pennsylvania NAACP, Students and Lawmakers Demand Halt to Education Cuts

…Teachers and Lawmakers from around the State Calling for Education Over Incarceration — (Harrisburg, PA) – On Tuesday, April 26th, the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference led the “Children’s March to Save Public Education”, a rally of students, teachers and legislators protesting Governor Tom Corbett’s proposed 2011-2012 budget. The budget would slash education funding by $1.2 […]Read More

Docu-Series Breathes Life into Civil Rights-Era Cold Cases, New Meaning

Beverly Terry Last week, Investigation Discovery, partnering with the NAACP, hosted the premiere of  their new reality three-part investigative docu-series, ‘The Injustice Files’ with narrator/host, film-maker Keith Beauchamp at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Feb. 16th, 2011. The atmosphere was abuzz with anticipation, hundreds of guests flocked to the Schomburg Center to […]Read More

NAACP Raises Alarm Over Growing Cases of AIDS in African-American

Washington- In observance of World AIDS Day, December 1st, the NAACP stands united in the global fight against HIV and AIDS.  The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988 to provide national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS […]Read More

Lena Horne Passes Late Sunday Night

  Singer, dancer and actress Lena Horne died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday night, a hospital spokeswoman said. Horne was 92. She was one of the first African-Americans to sign a long-term movie contract with a major Hollywood studio when she joined MGM in 1942. Horne’s expressive voice made her a singing star after […]Read More