Tag Archive: African American

Jul 24 2013

NAACP Freedom Gala looms, tickets available

The Longview Gregg County Unit of the NAACP will host its “Pulling Together: The Time is Now” Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Faith Center at First United Methodist Church in downtown Longview. To culminate a year of community service and social justice activism, unit officers and members, as …

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Jul 23 2013

Education is key: Black and Gold Banquet stresses education, community development.

When Mu Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity recently held its annual Black and Gold banquet, there was no gainsaying that the evening will stress education and excellence. Chapter President Pete Lamothe gave a brief history of the Fraternity, the Chapter while thanking supporters and attendees. He told the audience what they should …

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Mar 19 2013

Voting rights act in danger?

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard a case which seeks to overturn the historic Voting Rights Act. If opponents of the Voting Rights Act succeed, I believe the protection of Texas voters and those all across the nation would be at severe risk. The court heard arguments in Shelby County v. Holder, which argues that …

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