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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)

Ga. NAACP Launching Voting Rights Campaign

The Georgia State Conference NAACP is launching a campaign to restore sections of the Voting Rights Act that have been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.

08/28/2013

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NAACP DeKalb County Branch To Hold Health Fair

The NAACP DeKalb County Branch and Commissioner Larry Johnson  will hold its Annual Back to School Health Fair Saturday August 3, from 11am to  4pm at the Gallery at South DeKalb Mall located at  2801 […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2013

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NAACP State President Says He Will Step Down

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — The man who has led the Georgia NAACP for the past eight years says he plans to step aside this fall. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports (http://bit.ly/11FAPBk ) Edward DuBose said Saturday he plans to […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2013

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Nathan Deal Vs. NAACP

Things got real heated as Governor Nathan Deal ment with leaders of several civil rights organizations, which includes the NAACP, over the dismissal of 6 DeKalb School Board members. The governor made a comment that some feel was […]

WAOK-AM–03/12/2013

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The Mo Ivory Show Talks To Ga State President Of The NAACP

A meeting between Governor Nathan Deal and civil rights organizations including the GA NAACP became explosive when Gov. Deal told them to find “good black people to run” for school board seats in upcoming elections. […]

WAOK-AM–03/12/2013

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Hey Governor! Why So Offensive!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the comments made by Gov. Nathan Deal, “find some good black folks to run for office!” We had President of Georgia State NAACP, Edward Dubose, […]

WAOK-AM–03/12/2013

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Governor Nathan Deal And Black Leaders Clash In Capitol Meeting

Atlanta(WAOK)-A meeting between Governor Nathan Deal, members of the state arm of the NAACP, the Legislative Black Caucus  and other activist turned heated after what some say was an insensitive comment made by the Governor. […]

WAOK-AM–03/11/2013

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Blacks Becoming More Visible In Obama Administration

President Obama has given two blacks bigger titles within his administration, following criticism from the press about appointing blacks to key positions. Rob Nabors and Danielle Gray will become more visible, according to a news […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2013

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NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous Wans A Black Female Justice

Today on Rob Redding News Review, Rob says that he is shocked but glad that NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous said that he wanted to see an African-American woman on the Supreme Court. This comes after President […]

WAOK-AM–01/24/2013

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NAACP Official Seeks To Strip Organization Of Its Nonprofit Status

A suspended NAACP official today began circulating a petition to strip the organization of its nonprofit status. “I am doing it because the NAACP is proclaiming to be helping the people in the community and […]

WAOK-AM–12/11/2012

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