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2016 NAACP Convention To Be Held In Baltimore

One of the nation’s largest civil rights organizations says it will host its national convention in Baltimore in 2016. The NAACP made the official announcement last week.

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NAACP To Hold National Convention In Baltimore

The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a wetlands license for Dominion Resources to build a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.

07/23/2014

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NAACP Protests Acquittal Of Glen Burnie Man Who Shot And Killed Alleged Intruder

The acquittal of a Glen Burnie man who shot and killed a man the defense claims was an intruder in his home is sparking protest.

07/11/2014

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NAACP Selects Brooks As New President And CEO

The NAACP on Saturday announced that lawyer and activist Cornell William Brooks would become its new national president and CEO.

05/17/2014

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NAACP Names Interim President, CEO

The NAACP has selected a former House of Representatives clerk as an interim president and CEO while the organization seeks a new leader.

10/22/2013

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NAACP Preparing Committee To Search For New CEO

Leaders of the nation’s largest civil rights group pledged to continue fighting for voting rights, health care, a higher minimum wage and immigration reform, even as the NAACP begins searching for a new president and CEO.

09/10/2013

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Outgoing NAACP President Ben Jealous Credited With Boosting Group

A surprise announcement from the president of the NAACP. After just five years, Ben Jealous, who has spear-headed a number of civil rights issues, says he will step down to spend more time with his family.

09/09/2013

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NAACP President Ben Jealous To Step Down This Year

Benjamin Jealous, the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said Sunday that he plans to step down by the end of the year.

09/08/2013

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Md. NAACP Leader Receiving Evers Medal Of Freedom

Gerald Stansbury was not yet 12 when civil rights activist Medgar Evers was assassinated June 12, 1963, in the driveway of his home in Jackson, Miss.

07/13/2013

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Former Md. Congressman Kweisi Mfume Voted Morgan State Board Chairman

Morgan State University announces its pick for Board of Regents chairman.

05/08/2013

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NAACP Seeks Answers On College Head’s Departure

The NAACP’s Frederick County branch is seeking answers about Frederico Talley’s departure last month as president of the county community college.

02/02/2013

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NAACP, O’Malley, Call For Death Penalty Repeal

Could this be the year of repeal? Governor Martin O’Malley sets the stage for another history-making legislative session. He expects lawmakers to repeal the death penalty in Maryland.

01/15/2013

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