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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.

ADDRESS

PO Box 1236 

Carrboro, NC 27510

naacp5689@gmail.com

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© 2017

December 29, 2018

Do you know someone who has raised awareness of social justice issues, been a community advocate for justice, and in 2018, became a spark for action, inspiring others to make the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community a better place to live?

If so, take a moment to nominate tha...

You've absorbed the daily news with distress. You've vented with friends and family. You've debated on social media. You've written letters, called your reps, marched, and rallied. Now that it's election season, it's time to channel your frustration into the one power...

May 23, 2018

May 22, 2018

Dear Mayor Lavelle and the Board of Aldermen,


The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP supports the ½ cent tax increase to support the
Affordable Housing Fund in Carrboro, though we also want to draw attention to areas of
concern we have regarding how the money will...

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) strongly condemns last week’s arrest and detaining of twenty-five men in North Carolina’s Triangle area by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  

The men...

February 12, 2018

On February 1 1968, two Memphis sanitation workers were crushed to death by
a malfunctioning sanitation truck. Frustrated by the city's longstanding
pattern of abuse and neglect of its Black workers, 1300 Memphis sanitation
workers went on strike on February 12 1968. T...

January 30, 2018

The Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will take place on April 28, 2018. The event is the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP ‘s primary fundraiser. Proceeds support the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the National, State organization’s and local branch programmi...

January 22, 2018

                                                         Blake Chamberlain ©2013

As part of its commemoration of the 200th birthda...

December 22, 2017

The Chapel Hill Carrboro branch of the NAACP, along with Orange County,  and the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro are celebrating the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass with a series of events! Many events will be free and open to the public. 

The kickoff celebr...

November 29, 2017

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP branch is organizing an informational forum on
the “Tax Cut and Jobs Act” that will be held Tuesday, December 12 at the Chapel
Hill Library from 6:30 to 8 PM. At the forum, we will have expert panelists bring
you the most up to date infor...

November 3, 2017

Save the date for the Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet! We will be hosting our annual fundraising banquet on April 28, 2018 at the Sheraton Chapel Hill. We are excited to announce that Anita Earls, of the Southern

Coalition for Social Justice will...

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November 8, 2019

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