LOCAL BELL TOLL AND WALK TO HONOR KING’S LIFE AND LEGACY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Le Roi Brashears, Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP Branch Phone: 253-347-5742 Email: leroibrashears@gmail.com LOCAL BELL TOLL AND WALK TO HONOR KING’S LIFE AND LEGACY Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP Branch Invites Local Schools and Congregations to Join CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Religious Affairs Committee is encouraging area schools and congregations to participate in a local bell toll and solemn walk April 4 as part of the national observance of the murder of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. The date marks the 50th anniversary of King’s death, and the National Civil Rights Museum’s MLK50 Bell Toll event is letting communities around the world pa

Branch Elections

2018 is an election year for the branch and elections will be held in November. According to NAACP guidelines, any member intending to run for an elected position within the branch must be in good standing no later than April 1st of the year in which the election is held. Members should check their current membership cards for their expiration date, or email membership5689@gmail.com to check the status of their membership. Members can join or renew memberships online at chapelhillcarrboronaacp.com/join-naacp. For additional information about branch elections see the following links from nationals: Branch Election Dates to Remember Election Procedure Manual Bylaws for Units

Mother of the Year

Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP is pleased to announce that Mrs. Lillie Lee Perry will be our 2018 Mother of the Year! Lillie Lee Perry, the second of six children born to the late Robert Lee and Susie Burnett Perry on July 15,1940. She is a native of Chapel Hill, NC and has lived in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area all of her life. A 1958 graduate of Lincoln High School, she also graduated from Durham Technical Institute of Practical Nursing in 1960. Immediately after graduating, she was employed at North Carolina Memorial Hospital until retiring in 1996. In 1961 she was married to Cleavon Atwater and they were blessed with two beautiful daughters, Jo Ann and Donna. Lillie is known around town for

Press Release- All Labor Has Dignity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Williams, First Vice President, Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Branch Phone: (919) 819-0364 Email: attwill9@gmail.com CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO NAACP BRANCH TO COMMEMORATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S ‘ALL LABOR HAS DIGNITY’ SPEECH Panel discussion will highlight present-day challenges for workers, unions CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – In January and February, it is not uncommon to come across Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speeches quoted by politicians, news outlets or friends on social media. On March 18, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will celebrate the 50th anni

HDMA Under Fire

Call Sen. Tillis and Burr and ask them to oppose gutting the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. It requires mortgage lenders to give information to HUD that can be analyzed to find patterns of discrimination. Without this data, it is virtually impossible to prove that housing discrimination is occurring. The fact that this is being considered at the same time that the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Agency removed anti-discrimination and fair housing practices from their mission statement should heighten our concern. Burr DC office: (202) 224-3154 Burr Winston-Salem office: (336) 631-5125 Tillis DC office: (202) 224-6342 Tillis Raleigh office: (919) 856-4630 Key talking points: -Please op

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.

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PO Box 1236 

Carrboro, NC 27510

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