Branch Position on Recent Arrests and Detentions

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, apparently all Latino, own businesses or were otherwise gainfully employed. Several were married with small children and none were violent criminals. These men are now in a federal detention center in Atlanta, Georgia, where they await bond and deportation hearings. They leave behind terrified and bewildered wives and children, brothers, sisters, extended family and friends. Executive Order 13768, titled “Enhancing Public Safety

CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO NAACP BRANCH CLOSES IN ON 2018 ANNUAL BANQUET; THEME IS CHANGING THE GAME; ANIT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2018 Contact: Anna Richards, President, Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Branch President5689@gmail.com 206-954-4273 Le Roi Brashears, NAACP Branch Communications leroibrashears@gmail.com 253-347-5742 CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO NAACP BRANCH CLOSES IN ON 2018 ANNUAL BANQUET; THEME IS CHANGING THE GAME; ANITA EARLS KEYNOTE SPEAKER CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will hold its annual banquet 6 PM, Saturday, April 28, at the Sheraton Hotel, located at 1 Europa Drive in Chapel Hill. The event, the branch’s major annual fundraiser, features Anita Earls, founding executive director of

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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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