TITLE

Watkins Brings Passion to Region VI

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Cynthia Yeldell
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Crisis (15591573);Winter2012, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at Carmen Watkins, the director of the U.S. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP's) Region VI, an area which consists of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Details related to Watkins' childhood experiences of racism in Pasadena, Texas and her career as a media relations leader and a social justice advocate are presented. Her goals for the region, including increased membership and visibility, are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
71147479

 

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