Tag Archive: NAACP

Sep 14 2014

Be the U in Education Slated

The Longview NAACP will hold a free 1 hour “Be the U in Education” Workshop on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 6pm at the Broughton Recreation Center, 801 Martin Luther King Blvd. This workshop will provide parents with tips and suggestions to assist them with their children’s education. The workshop will begin with an overview …

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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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Jul 18 2012

NAACP banquet

The annual Tyler NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet will be held Saturday, August 11, at 6:00 p.m., at Marvin United Methodist Church.   Banquet Speaker is Hon. Gary generic levitra effective Bledsoe, Texas Conference President.   Tickets are $30 and are available at Beauty Break (903-595-1734) or the NAACP office (903-531-0071).  Entertainment is by the North Star Baptist …

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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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May 04 2011

Talking politics: District 3 candidates meet the press and public

Immoderate weather did not stop Longview’s voters and assorted elected officials from attending the final public forum for District 3 candidates before upcoming elections.  The local NAACP chapter president, the Reverend Homer Rockmore made clear his organization’s position on the matter. “NAACP does not endorse any candidate,” he said.  “We thank each candidate for coming.” …

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Apr 21 2011

District 3 candidates air views and qualifications

The Longview Chamber of Commerce has hosted the three candidates for the City Council District 3 seat–local businessman  and concerned citizen Wray Wade, community organizer Victoria Wilson and community servant and businesswoman Kasha Williams.  The three expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to share their opinions with chamber members. Wade started out by informing his …

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