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2014-04-09 23:28:55

At its regular General Membership meeting March 24, 2014, the Seattle National Association for the Advancement of Colored People heard a presentation on children's vision care from Katie Johnson and Helen Spencer. Spencer and Johnson are working on raising awareness among educators and policy makers all across Washington State. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Members of the Seattle-King County NAACP General Assembly meeting on Monday night, March 24, were very concerned to...

2014-03-24 12:26:23

Completed ahead of schedule, PDFs of original documents are fully searchable, enabling an intriguing look inside the U.S. civil rights movement ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to global research, has completed the digitization of the archives of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), making one of the most famous chronicles of the civil rights movement accessible to millions of researchers and...

2014-02-12 00:20:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) NAACP Profile America -- Wednesday, February 12th. One of the nation's major civil rights organizations is 105 years old today -- the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Founded to combat lynching and segregation, the NAACP continues to work toward greater...

2013-12-17 16:21:51

Lamell McMorris Named Vice-Chairman of NAACP Search Committee for Next President and CEO WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the resignation of Ben Jealous from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), an Executive Search Committee, tapped to select a new president and CEO, has been announced. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/PH34843) Among those named to the committee is noted philanthropist and civil rights...

2013-12-12 16:24:48

Black Enterprise to Present Highest Recognition of Women's Achievement at the 2014 Women of Power Summit, hosted by State Farm Insurance, in Boca Raton, Fla. NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE (BE) will present its highest recognition of women's achievement when it presents the Legacy Awards at the 2014 Women of Power Summit on February 26, 2014 in Boca Raton, Fla. The Women of Power Summit is the nation's No. 1 executive development and leadership conference...

2013-10-02 08:25:06

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. is named as a Producer of THE NORTH STAR, an independent film written and directed by Thomas K. Phillips NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LuckPig Studios and writer/director Thomas K. Phillips are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. as a Producer of THE NORTH STAR. Dr. Chavis joins with cast members Jeremiah Trotter, Clifton Powell, John Diehl, and Lynn Whitfield in a compelling film that dares to tell the true story of...

2013-10-01 16:23:43

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch's Theatre Viewing Committee announces nominations for the 23(rd) Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The awards include 32 categories, which encompass local and equity nominations. This year's awards show will be held on Monday, November 11, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at the historical Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, formerly known as the Fox Wilshire Theatre. This year's Equity Theatre...

2013-10-01 12:27:11

23rd ANNUAL NAACP THEATRE AWARDS ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch's Theatre Viewing Committee announces nominations for the 23(rd) Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The awards include 32 categories, which encompass local and equity nominations. This year's awards show will be held on Monday, November 11, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at the historical Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, formerly known as the...

2013-08-02 16:22:54

AARP, NAACP, Hispanic Federation, Asian American Federation, NALEO Will Focus on Key Issues For Groups That Will Pick Next Mayor NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next Tuesday, for the first time ever in New York City, the groups that hold the future of the candidates for Mayor, will join for the first time ever to host a Mayoral Town Hall. On August 6(th), at Hunter College, AARP, the Hispanic Federation, Asian American Federation, NAACP, and National Association of...

2013-07-19 23:02:52

Firm's Appellate Co-Chair Receives Recognition for Dedication and Sacrifice to His Profession and the NAACP Community (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Akerman Senterfitt today announced that Joseph Hatchett, co-chair of the firm's Appellate Practice, has been honored with the NAACP 2013 Annual William Robert Ming Advocacy Award for his dedication and sacrifice to his profession. The Award is given annually by the NAACP to a lawyer who exemplifies the same spirit of financial and personal...