NAACP Atlanta

Atlanta attorney Gerald Griggs, SCLC President Charles Steele, and Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose are calling for a meeting with Georgia's governor over, what they call, state sponsored symbols of hate. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Maria Boynton Reports: Groups Say Georgia Governor Refuses To Meet About Confederate Symbols

Two weeks. That’s how long Atlanta NAACP president Richard Rose says he has tried to get a meeting with Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. Rose, along with SCLC president Dr. Charles Steele and Atlanta attorney Gerald […]

WAOK-AM–07/31/2015

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NAACP Atlanta Emancipation Proclamation Celebration Of Freedom

The Atlanta NAACP will hold its annual Jubilee Day in observance of the Emancipation Proclamation on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Road SW, Atlanta, GA. The […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2013

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September Closes Out Sickle Cell Awareness Month and The NAACP Atlanta Talks Upcoming Events

This week Atlanta Up Close is helping bring awareness to Sickle Cell Disease. September is the national month of Sickle Cell Awareness. Cynthia will have Gerald Mansfield, operations manager of The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, […]

WAOK-AM–09/24/2013

File photo of members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People rallying for the Voting Rights Act. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP Atlanta Holds Annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner

The NAACP Atlanta will be holding their annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner, honoring outstanding leaders all over the nation for their philanthropic work. The dinner will be hosted by Frank and Tanya Ski Saturday, […]

WAOK-AM–09/10/2013