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...

  • NAACP urges Blacks to `hang up' on telephone industry.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 10/01/98, Vol. 89 Issue 40, p5 

    Focuses on a Telecommunications Consumer Choice Guide and Report, released by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1998. Request made for African Americans to withdraw from AllTel, AirTouch and other telecommunication companies; Reference to the low...

  • NAACP Image Awards to blur Oscar `black-out.'
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 4/20/96, Vol. 87 Issue 16, p31 

    Reports that leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is inviting the nation to view the 1996 NAACP Image Awards on April 23, 1996 on Fox. What time the show will air; Purpose of the show; Call for the nation to acknowledge the contributions of...

  • Black consumers need to ask hotels to `show us mo' money.'
    Reed, William // New York Amsterdam News; 03/15/97, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p5 

    Reports that National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has embarked on an Economic Reciprocity Initiative, which aims to gain more jobs and supplier equality for African-Americans, from hoteliers. Blacks urged to ask hoteliers how many of their employees are...

  • The spooks, the media, and the NAACP.
    Reed, William // 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.
    Reed, William // 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.

  • Out of focus, out of sync.
    Ruffins, P. // American Visions; Dec91, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p10 

    Reports on the results of a study recently issued by the office of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People concerning filmmaking. Shows that the recent increase of films produced or directed by black filmmakers does not reflect a parallel increase in the film industry who...

  • N.Y. chapter wins top awards at NAACP convention.
    Ruffins, P. // New York Amsterdam News;  

    Reports on the New York City chapter's winning of top awards at the 1995 convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Fair honors.
    Ruffins, P. // New York Amsterdam News; 10/28/95, Vol. 86 Issue 43, p30 

    Presents a picture of awardees by the Mid-Manhattan branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

  • 85 year fete.
    Ruffins, P. // New York Amsterdam News;  

    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;  

    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.

  • Group launches campaign against voucher proposal.
    Rogers, Charles E. // New York Amsterdam News;  

    Reports that during of April 1, 1997 leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and People For the American Way launched Partners for Public Education. Aims of this national initiative; Identification of various persons who appeared at the rally.

  • NAACP targets beauty industry for failure to empower blacks.
    Rogers, Charles E. // New York Amsterdam News;  

    Reports on the Houston branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)'s criticism of the beauty industry. Why the NAACP is targeting the beauty industry; Comments from Kweisi Mfume, president and chief executive officer of the NAACP.

  • Leadership award.
    Rogers, Charles E. // New York Amsterdam News;  

    Presents a caption photograph of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Executive Director, Kweisi Mfume, and New York regional director, Ernestine Peters, having a conversation with the Reverend Heber Jentzsch, president of the Church of Scientology International. ...

  • 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...

  • Birthday tribute.
    Meier, August; Bracey Jr., John H. // New York Amsterdam News; 9/9/95, Vol. 86 Issue 36, p16 

    Presents a photograph of the birthday celebration of Louse Bruno during the annual yacht party of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in New York City.

  • 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...

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