33rd Annual MLK Jr. Memorial Banquet

The 33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet will take place on January 14, 2018 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. This year's banquet will honor Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP's First Vice President, James Williams ESQ., with the Citizenship Award. The Branch invites members to join at us this year's banquet, to celebrate our own! Tickets are $30 and can be purchased from branch Housing Committee co-chair, Delores Bailey. Email delores.bailey@gmail.com to purchase your tickets. Learn more about the event at https://diversity.unc.edu/programs/mlk/. Branch MLK Events on January 15th are as follows: 9am Rally Peace and Justice Plaza Franklin S

Frederick Douglass' 200th Birthday Events

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 celebration will take place on Thursday, January 18th at 7pm at the United Church of Chapel Hill. This celebration will be an evening of art and song, led by visionary artist Tarish Pipkins, aka Jeghetto, and acclaimed gospel singer and scholar, Mary D. Williams. Frederick Douglass at 200 Kickoff Celebration Featuring Tarish “Jeghetto” Pipkins and Mary D. Williams Thursday, January 18th, 7 p.m. United Church of Chapel Hill Kick off a comm

The Alabama Miracle

The Alabama Miracle Doug Jones’s Moral Fusion Victory. Last night Jews all over the world lit the first candle of Chanukkah, Christians celebrated the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and Alabama voters cast their ballots in favor of moral justice over political expediency. Two weeks ago, Muslims around the world celebrated Mohammed’s birth. Two weeks from now, Christians will celebrate the birth of Jesus. This season of Advent inspires us to look forward with hope, as does the result of Alabama’s special election. Chanukkah commands the bringing of light into the darkest days. Last night atmidnight, shortly after Pope Francis told hundreds of thousands in Rome to “defend our people fro

ABOUT US

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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