The Reverend Dr. Peter Bell, Jr., age 102 transitioned into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

In 1957 Rev. Peter Bell was one of the African American primary figures in Chatham County who felt the need to work and organize a second NAACP branch in the count...

Not even 24 hours after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away, President Trump and Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, began their plans to compromise our democracy by hastily filling her vacant Supreme Court seat ahead of election day.

We cannot let this happe...

September 15, 2020

In case you missed the previous session with our Youth Council and admissions expert Dr. Jane Gabin on Sept. 9, check the branch calendar for another session Sept. 23. And in the meantime, take a look at these key takeaways from Dr. Gabin:

1. Staying out of college for...

September 15, 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina NAACP today announced it will take its case to invalidate two Constitutional amendments to the North Carolina Supreme Court and appeal a North Carolina Court of Appeals decision. The NC NAACP is represented by the Southern Environment...

September 1, 2020

Students hoping to attend college can get the information they need at two presentations for the Youth Council at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 9 and 23.

They will learn how to make themselves strong applicants, how to distinguish among schools, and how to control those...

August 25, 2020

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP will elect Officers and Executive Committee Members At-Large on Saturday, November 7, 2020.

Online voting will take place at between 10am – 2pm, and a drop box will also be available. Members in good standing as of 5/1/20 who...

August 25, 2020

Message from the Director of Orange County Board of Elections:

There will be two lines at each early voting location, one for those voting early and one for those returning absentee ballots. Inside each early voting location will be a station solely for voters to return...

July 28, 2020

The voting rights bill was passed in the U.S. Senate by a 77-19 vote on May 26, 1965. After debating the bill for more than a month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill by a vote of 333-85 on July 9.

Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into...

July 28, 2020

White Supremacy in Orange County is real and becoming more overt.

In the month of July alone the following blatant racist events occurred:

During a Chapel Hill “Black Lives Matter” vigil, a white man punched a 19-year-old black woman in the face while yelling and cursing...

July 14, 2020

EVERY FRIDAY, 5:00-6:00 PM on the grounds at Binkley Church

Join the weekly vigils at the corner of 15-501 and Willow Drive as we stand together until there is justice.


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Welcome to the website of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Branch of the NAACP!  The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.


PO Box 1236 

Carrboro, NC 27510

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