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Feb 19 2015

Stop the Violence

By Joycelyne Fadojutimi It is only February, and it seems violence has engulfed Longview. The recent streaks of violence prompted a prayer rally for peace and unity. And on Monday, Branden Johnson, president of Longview NAACP called a press conference to unveil a new strategy for combating violence. This strategy it is hoped will usher …

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Nov 20 2014

Wellness Point Opens

Story by Joycelyne Fadojutimi Wellness Pointe, a Federally Qualified Health Clinic has officially opened its south Longview Clinic at 2430 South High Street, located between the Dollar Store and Texas Work Force Center. The organization marked the event with a Longview Metro Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. The south Longview clinic is staffed with a …

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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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May 22 2012

Gone too soon

Branden Johnson, flanked by local clergy, Councilwoman Kasha Williams, Chief Don Dingler and concerned citizens at a press conferance

By Jimmy Isaac The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded 103 years ago, in part, to protect black Americans from violence from other races. In 2012, the Longview NAACP Chapter President Branden Johnson and other local leaders seek to slow violence against African-Americans committed by African-Americans. “People, we are tired of …

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