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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.

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PO Box 1236 

Carrboro, NC 27510

naacp5689@gmail.com

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November 12, 2019

The Orange County Bail Bond Justice Project (OCBBJ), a new organization, seeks to amass a $50,000 revolving bail fund from area individuals, businesses and organizations so that people in Orange County who cannot afford to pay their bail or post bond do not have to rem...

November 8, 2019

The branch consistently tries to recognize and celebrate people and organizations in Chapel Hill-Carrboro whose work exemplifies the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and nominations are now open for our branch's annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Award.

This...

November 5, 2019

On Nov. 16, the Orange County Community Remembrance Coalition (OCCRC) will host a a Soils Collection, Libation and Remembrance Ceremony to commemorate the 1898 lynching of young Manly McCauley.

Mr. McCauley was just 18 years old when he was lynched by a group of white m...

October 17, 2019

During October and November, Chapel Hill will recognize a national anniversary with local events. Four hundred years ago, the first ship of enslaved Africans arrived in America, an occurrence that continues to shape both national identity and local communities.  Multip...

October 8, 2019

Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP President Anna Richards was named North Carolina NAACP branch president of the year at the state conference last weekend.

Under her leadership, the Chapel Hill - Carrboro NAACP has become more organized and accessible. Richards has hosted seve...

September 30, 2019

The Citizens Climate Collaborative is co-sponsoring, along with the Center for Biological Diversity, a presentation by Norbert Lechner, Professor Emeritus, on Our Climate Crisis: What are the Real Causes and Why the Climate May Tip. It will be held...

September 24, 2019

Dear Branch Members, 

Our community is in the midst of something very special: A new, community-wide, civic-improvement initiative called Big Bold Ideas. As a member of the Steering Committee, I am writing to ask you to submit your idea. 

Together, we are collecting, sel...

September 18, 2019

This September, millions of us will walk out of our workplaces and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels.  

Our house is on fire — let’s act like it. We demand climate justice for everyone. Join forces and...

September 16, 2019

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties (LWVODC), together with

the Chapel Hill-Carrboro National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is sponsoring a Candidate Meet and Greet for those running for the offices of Mayor and...

As I drove to the Pitt County Courthouse last Thursday morning with my wife and sister in tow, I was engulfed by an overwhelming assurance. A winning mixture of justice and victory was in the air. The assurance seemed to emanate from the homegoing service two days befo...

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