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Fayetteville Hosts MLK Parade And Program

Fayette County Public Schools and the Fayette County Branch of the NAACP will host the 14th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Parade and celebration from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in Fayetteville. […]

WAOK-AM–01/15/2014

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 Celebrates Jubilee Emancipation Day, Gun Buy Back And A New High School For Underserved Kids

The end of the year is coming and the  NAACP  is gearing up for new initiatives.  One  of them is the Atlanta Gun Buy Back  happening January  16th .  Mary Ross Interim Executive Director  of the NAACP  […]

WAOK-AM–12/20/2013

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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

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NAACP To Rally For Teen Found Rolled Up In Wrestling Mat

The Georgia NAACP is calling for a federal investigation into the death of a Valdosta teenager found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his school gym.

09/14/2013

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

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NAACP Head Benjamin Jealous To Step Down At End Of Year

Baltimore (Metro Network) The head of the NAACP is stepping down at the end of the year.  The civil rights group says Benjamin Jealous is leaving the president’s post on December 31st. Jealous, who was just […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2013

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)

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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