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

January 1999
Jet;01/25/99, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p36
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.


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