TITLE

NAACP Starts Drive To Boost Voter Turnout

PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Jet;10/09/2000, Vol. 98 Issue 18, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has begun a campaign designed to increase black voter turnout for the fall 2000 elections in the United States.
ACCESSION #
3620184

 

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