TITLE

NAACP calls for boycott of 10 hotel chains

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Jet;3/17/97, Vol. 91 Issue 17, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) call for a boycott of ten hotel chains in the United States. Reasons for the boycott; Comment from NAACP president Kweisi Mfume; The Economic Reciprocity Initiative; The list of hotel chains that have been targeted.
ACCESSION #
9703311054

 

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