Citations with the tag: NATIONAL Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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  • Freedom Fund gala in Detroit raises $1 million for NAACP.
     // Jet; 5/15/89, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p16 

    Report on the 34th annual Freedom Fund Dinner of the Detroit chapter of the NAACP, which raised over $1 million.

  • NAACP proposes new self-help project for blacks.
     // Jet; 12/4/89, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p30 

    Describes the recent NAACP `Conference on the Present Crisis,' which outlined plans for the black middle class to help poorer blacks, and coordinate and track black self-help efforts. Government's role; Volunteer efforts.

  • NAACP conducts big 3-day campaign on Capitol Hill for new civil rights bill.
     // Jet; 4/8/91, Vol. 79 Issue 25, p4 

    Reports on the efforts of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to ensure passage of the civil rights bill, by blitzing Capitol Hill over a three-day period. Reception for Congressional Black Caucus leaders; Bill's passage through a House committee.

  • Detroit NAACP breaks record, raises $1.1 mil. at Freedom Fund Dinner.
     // Jet; 5/20/91, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p6 

    Reports on the recent National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's Freedom Fund Dinner and its record-breaking fund raising effort. The event raised $1.1 million for the Detroit NAACP. VIP guests; Keynote speaker.

  • D.C. Mayor urges unity at Detroit NAACP dinner raising group $1.3 mil.
     // Jet; 5/18/92, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p34 

    Recounts the recent 37th annual NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, which raised $1.3 million for social programs. Comments made in speech by Washington, D.C. Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly; Celebrities attending event.

  • NAACP fracas blurs mission.
    Wilson, J. // Black Enterprise; May92, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p22 

    Highlights a February board meeting of the NAACP which was filled with infighting. Retirement of Benjamin Hooks as executive director; Questions about the viability of the civil rights organization; Reaction to the ouster of NAACP National President Hazel Dukes and board members Julian Bond and...

  • Flashback while assessing NAACP's original agenda.
    Cassimere Jr., Raphael // Crisis (00111422); 1996, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p30 

    Presents an assessment of the NAACP's (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) original agenda. What the original agenda was.

  • ACT-SO participants prepare for a bright future.
    Clark, Eric L. // Crisis (00111422); 1994, Vol. 101 Issue 6, p9 

    Focuses on the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) competition program by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Program founder Vernon Jarrett; Cultivation of the hidden talents of African-American youth; Remarks by...

  • NAACP Willems Scholarship.
    Clark, Eric L. // Black Collegian; Sep/Oct93, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p19 

    Reports on the NAACP Willems Scholarship. Eligible applicants; Prizes; Requirements; Application deadline; Contacts.

  • NAACP ACTSO.
    Clark, Eric L. // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition; 8/8/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 37, p2 

    The article informs that seven youths have been selected by the Chicago Westside branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to compete nationally in the Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) competition.

  • NAACP opens membership drive for Hispanic chapter.
    Clark, Eric L. // Jet; 5/31/93, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p5 

    Reports that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has begun registering members in the Bronx, N.Y. for its first Hispanic chapter. Efforts to diversify membership; Comments from NAACP Executive Director Benjamin Chavis; More.

  • NAACP goes from crusade to hustle.
    Sowell, Thomas // National Minority Politics; Aug94, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p18 

    Describes the changes in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Decline in membership; Alliance with extremists; Why the NAACP's crusade for human rights degenerated into a hustle; Law of diminishing returns; What the NAACP can do to keep itself alive and...

  • The NAACP turns 80.
    Randolph, L.B. // Ebony; Jul1989, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p126 

    Discusses the NAACP, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. Comments by Executive Director Benjamin L. Hooks; Past civil rights victories; Need for continued support; New national headquarters in Baltimore, Md.; Social and...

  • ACT-SO calls on students to compete for excellence.
    Randolph, L.B. // New York Amsterdam News; 1/7/95, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p15 

    Reports on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) sponsorship of the Afro-American, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics. Applications; Contact information.

  • Boston NAACP woes.
    Nordahl, Peter // Christian Science Monitor; 1/4/95, Vol. 87 Issue 27, p20 

    Reports on the foreclosing of the office of the Boston chapter of the NAACP by the federal government. Reasons for the foreclosure.

  • Annual NAACP dinner raises $1.3 million, draws thousands.
    Nordahl, Peter // Jet; 5/17/93, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p36 

    Reports on the 38th annual NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner at the Cobo Center in Detroit, which raised $1.3 million for the organization's social programs. 10,000 guests; Keynote address by Gen. Colin Powell, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; His comments; Comments from Rev. Benjamin Chavis, the...

  • NAACP targets telecom industry to review employment practices.
    Silva, Jeffrey // RCR; 02/09/98, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p10 

    Report on the `widespread boycotts' of major wireless firms predicted by Kweisi Mfume president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Indication that these firms have a poor record of hiring and promoting African Americans; Details on the advancement being...

  • Putting the `diverse' back into diversity.
    Malley, Mike // Hotel & Motel Management; 07/20/98, Vol. 213 Issue 13, p10 

    Provides insights on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) focus on the lodging industry in alleging race-based discrimination, as discussed at the 1998 Best Practice in Diversity Conference in San Diego, California. Need for travel and tourism companies to...

  • Remarks to the NAACP convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 7/15/96, Vol. 32 Issue 28, p1222 

    Presents US President Bill Clinton's July 10, 1996, remarks to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) convention. NAACP's missions as still valid in the present time; Background on America's social conditions; Preparation for the next century.

  • NAACP contemplates informational picketing.
    Higley, Jeff // Hotel & Motel Management; 05/19/97, Vol. 212 Issue 9, p1 

    States that National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is considering organizing informational boycott at various unspecified hotels. Results of the survey conducted by the organization; Purpose of the boycott; How Bill Fisher, president of American Motel and Hotel...

  • The spooks, the media, and the NAACP.
    Higley, Jeff // Crisis (00111422); 1995, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p4 

    Editorial. Focuses on the media bashing of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Journalists' disregard for moral or professional decency; Need for support of the NAACP.

  • Honored for service.
    Higley, Jeff // New York Amsterdam News; 9/07/96, Vol. 87 Issue 36, p4 

    Presents a photograph of the recipients of appreciation plaques from the New York State branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

  • NAACP: Eighty years on freedom road.
    Ruffins, P. // Black Enterprise; Feb1989, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p194 

    A special report on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People which has led the struggle for racial equality. Its work in protecting civil rights, fostering black economic development, and its commitment to fighting social problems.

  • 85 year fete.
    Ruffins, P. // New York Amsterdam News; 6/15/96, Vol. 87 Issue 24, p8 

    Presents a photograph related to the 85th anniversary celebration of the New York branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Speakers and awardees.

  • NAACP Image Awards accepting nominations for 28th annual...
    Rogers, Charles E. // New York Amsterdam News; 10/12/96, Vol. 87 Issue 41, p26 

    Reports that submissions are being accepted for the 28th annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards. Aims of the NAACP Image Awards; Comments from Myrlie Evers-Williams, chairman of the NAACP; Categories in which the submissions will be accepted; Who...

  • Taking the oath.
    Rogers, Charles E. // New York Amsterdam News; 12/28/96, Vol. 87 Issue 52, p5 

    Reports on the installation of branch officers and board members of the New York branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Where the swearing in ceremony was held.

  • NAACP: In the beginning.
    Rogers, Charles E. // Crisis (00111422); 1994, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p28 

    Chronicles the origins of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Congregation of the NAACP's founders in 1909; NAACP as the watchdog of Black liberties; Goals; Selections from the official Proceedings of the National Negro Conference in 1909.

  • NAACP launches `vote for me' initiative.
    Rogers, Charles E. // New York Amsterdam News;  

    Presents information on an initiative launched by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), aimed at encouraging young people to persuade their elders to vote on their behalf. Reference to activities scheduled as part of the Million Youth Movement, to be held in...

  • Companies making a fair share difference.
    Potter, Colin // Crisis (00111422); 1995, Vol. 102 Issue 3, p26 

    Focuses on the Fair Share program of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Goals of the program; Benefits of the program; List of signatory companies in the fair share agreement.

  • Chavis was no savior.
    Watson, Denton L. // New York Amsterdam News; 10/1/94, Vol. 85 Issue 40, p13 

    Focuses on the appreciation of the members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NACCP) of its historical strategies. Implication of the dismissal of Reverend Benjamin Chavis as executive director of NAACP; African-Americans' failure to recognize principles of Black...

  • NAACP in crisis.
    Tatum, Wilbert A. // New York Amsterdam News; 1/21/95, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p12 

    Editorial. Focuses on the crises faced by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Operating fund deficit; Sexual harassment and fiscal impropriety against Ben Chavis; Crisis of confidence in the integrity of leadership.

  • NAACP sets search for new leader.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 6/3/95, Vol. 86 Issue 22, p1 

    Reports that a seven-member search committee has been designated by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to identify a suitable candidate for the office of executive director. Job responsibilities; Criteria selection; Members of the committee.

  • DETROIT DINNER RAISES $50,000 FOR NAACP.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // Ebony; Jul1960, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p62 

    The article reports on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Freedom Fund dinner, a 100 dollars per-couple affair, which raises 50,000 dollars in Detroit, Michigan

  • Historic Boston NAACP chapter office foreclosed on by federal government.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // Jet; 1/23/95, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p46 

    Reports on the closure of the NAACP chapter office in Boston formed in 1910. Payments due to the Department of Housing and Urban Development; Comments of the president Jack E. Robinson.

  • The NAACP as a reform movement, 1909-1965: `To reach the conscience of America.'
    Meier, August; Bracey Jr., John H. // Journal of Southern History; Feb93, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p3 

    Focuses on the development of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and its programs and the dynamics of their interrelationships with the changing social milieu in which the Association operated. NAACP's links back to 19th-century reformism; Strengths and...

  • NAACP opens double membership drive.
    Meier, August; Bracey Jr., John H. // New York Amsterdam News; 12/9/95, Vol. 86 Issue 49, p4 

    Reports on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) Emergency Membership Mobilization Drive, the NAACP's emergency campaign to increase NAACP membership to one million persons. Comments from NAACP chairperson Myrlie Evers-Williams; Encouraging maximum membership...

  • NAACP elections.
    Meier, August; Bracey Jr., John H. // New York Amsterdam News; 11/23/96, Vol. 87 Issue 47, p18 

    Cites a meeting to discuss the significance of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's elections on African American communities. Date, time, and location of the meeting.

  • NAACP releases report on consumer guide on hotels.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 06/21/97, Vol. 88 Issue 25, p5 

    Presents information on a Consumer Choice Guide made available by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Aims of the guide; Information on a hotel industry report card; Comments from Kweisi Mfume, the head of NAACP.

  • NAACP urges massive black economic drive.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 08/21/97, Vol. 88 Issue 34, p3 

    Sttaes that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has pledged to monitor the assistance which American corporations provide to African-American economic development programs. Statements made by NAACP's president and chief executive officer, Kweisi Mfume.

  • 86 dances.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 08/28/97, Vol. 88 Issue 35, p9 

    Presents a caption photograph of a group of prominent New Yorkers, among the participants at the 86th anniversary Freedom-Fund Dinner-Dance at the, New York Hilton of the New York Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Names of the persons in the...

  • The New York State NAACP accepts the challenges of 2012.
    DUKES, HAZEL N. // New York Amsterdam News; 1/5/2012, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p12 

    The article presents the author's views on the challenges faced and advancements made by the New York State National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the past to reach its 75th anniversary in October 2011.

  • Get 'in cinque' with political parties.
    Howard, Renetta W. // Jackson Advocate; 7/22/2010, Vol. 72 Issue 40, p4A 

    The author reflects on the history and goal of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the U.S.

  • St. Paul's NAACP head aims to leave the world a little better place.
    Mims, Khymyle // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder; 7/17/2014, Vol. 80 Issue 51, p3 

    The article reports on the aim of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) of Saint Paul, Minnesota to improve world conditions.

  • Mountain climbers.
    Mims, Khymyle // New York Amsterdam News; 12/24/94, Vol. 85 Issue 52, p8 

    Presents a photograph taken during New York Branch NAACP's Life and Golden Heritage holiday reception for 1994 hosted by Bob and Kathy Guccione. Presentation of civil rights role model awards to NAACP National Board Chairman William F. Gibson and television talk show host Rolanda Watts.

  • NAACP files complaint against Kansas town.
    Mims, Khymyle // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition; 1/12/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 49, p12 

    The article reports that the Kansas chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has sent a formal complaint seeking the investigation of the Nickerson City Council and the town's mayor on its hiring practices to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

  • New York branch honored for members, dues and growing.
    Mims, Khymyle // New York Amsterdam News; 8/13/94, Vol. 85 Issue 33, p17 

    Reports that the New York Branch NAACP was recognized by the national chapter for its program activities and membership campaign.

  • ACT-SO winners prepare for nationals.
    Mims, Khymyle // Jackson Advocate; 5/10/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 30, p12A 

    The article reports on the Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) competition held by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at the Chastain Middle School in Jackson, Mississippi on May 12, 2012.

  • The NAACP in crisis: a call to action.
    Mims, Khymyle // New York Amsterdam News; 1/14/95, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p13 

    Highlights the financial and leadership problems faced by the NAACP. Agenda of The Committee to Save the NAACP; List of signatories to the agenda.

  • Brooklyn NAACP turns out for a meeting.
    Mims, Khymyle // New York Amsterdam News; 2/4/95, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p9 

    Presents a photographs taken during the monthly meeting of the Brooklyn Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held in Antioch Baptist Church.

  • Happy birthday.
    Mims, Khymyle // New York Amsterdam News; 2/4/95, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p32 

    Presents a photograph taken during the celebration of the 84th anniversary of the New York Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

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