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NAACP Milwaukee Remembers Representative John Lewis

  • By Fred Royal 
  • Category: Life 
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7/24/20 It is with a heavy heart that we, the NAACP extend our condolences to the family of the late great Representative of human rights, John Lewis. John Robert Lewis was an American politician and civil- rights leader who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia’s 5th congressional district from 1987 until […]

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NAACP issues statement regarding Joe Biden’s comment, “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re voting for me or Trump, then you ain’t Black.”

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, made the following statement about a remark by former Vice President Joe Biden during his Friday morning interview on “The Breakfast Club.” “Yesterday, former Vice President Joe Biden made a comment about the NAACP’s endorsement. We want to clarify that the NAACP is a non-partisan organization and does not […]

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NAACP Milwaukee issue statement regarding the passing of Jonathan Safran

  • By Fred Royal 
  • Category: Life 
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Statement of the NAACP Milwaukee Branch May 21, 2020 “A man with outward courage dares to die, a man with inner courage dares to live” Lao Tzu   It is with a saddened heart that we learned of the passing of Attorney Jonathan Safran. The NAACP Milwaukee Branch knew him as a friend and a […]

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NAACP Milwaukee urges Wisconsin Election Commission to count Early Absentee Votes

  • By Dan T 
  • Category: Life, News 
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NAACP Milwaukee challenges the Wisconsin Election Commission’s decision to reject absentee ballots postmarked before April 7th.

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Milwaukee residents: Get tested for COVID-19

  • By Fred Royal 
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Ascension Wisconsin has launched a mobile COVID-19 testing site at Ascension St. Joseph. For anyone interested in being tested must first be pre-screened by an Ascension Medical Group provider, by phone (1-833-981-0711), or virtually using Ascension Online Care (ascension.org/OnlineCare). 

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NAACP-Milwaukee Endorses Marsy’s Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 23, 2019 mt@platform-communications.com NAACP Milwaukee Chapter Endorses Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin New endorsement from civil rights organization adds to growing coalition in support of crime victims’ rights Constitutional Amendment that will be on the ballot on April 7. MADISON – Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin today announced a new endorsement from Milwaukee […]

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NAACP Milwaukee speaks with County Executive and African American Affairs regarding disparities for African Americans in Skill trade jobs

  • By Clarence Nicholas 
  • Category: Life 
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[Released 08/29/19] County Executive Chris Abele The County Executive Chris Abele has been the first government leader to respond to the NAACP’S request to meet with us and discuss the critical situation that African Americans face as it relates to being unable to find meaningful jobs that will keep them out of prison. Also with […]

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NAACP Milwaukee Awarded LULAC Wisconsin’s “Partner of Change” Award

June 2, 2019 Mr. Fred Royal President NAACP-Milwaukee Branch 2745 N. Doctor M.L.K. Driver Suite # 202 Milwaukee, WI 53212 Dear Mr. Royal: As State Director of LULAC Wisconsin, it is my great honor to inform you that the NAACP-Milwaukee Branch has been awarded the LULAC Wisconsin “Partner in Change” Award. This award will be […]

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NAACP Milwaukee mourns the lost of community activist, philanthropist Todd Miller

  • By Fred Royal 
  • Category: Life 
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(MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – May 30, 2019) The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) mourns the loss of Todd Miller, an activist and philanthropist well known for his dedication to strengthening and educating the Jewish community. His civic work and volunteerism also extended throughout the broader Milwaukee community. “I was devastated to learn […]

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2nd Vice President Paul Blackman and the Rite of Passage

  • By Dan T 
  • Category: Life 
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2nd VP Paul Blackman and the Rite of Passage effort for the youth of Milwaukee.

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