TITLE

State NAACP Head Blasts Wallingford, CT, Mayor's Refusal To Make King Day A Paid Holiday For City

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Jet;01/25/99, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that city workers in Wallingford, Connecticut will not be permitted to observe the celebration of Martin Luther King Day with a paid holiday. Refusal of the request by Mayor William Dickinson; Comments by Roger Vann, president of the Connecticut chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Ku Klux Klan activity in the area.
ACCESSION #
1454248

 

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