NAACP Buffalo Branch

NAACP Buffalo Branch The Buffalo Branch of the NAACP shall be to improve the political, educational, social and economic status of minority groups. The Buffalo Branch NAACP since its inception, primarily serves the African American community within the Buffalo area.
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With the enactment of the Civil Rights legislations, social, government and private agencies have come into being, such as the NYS Human Rights Commission and Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC). These groups and agencies have the legal authority to act for aggrieved persons. So while the NAACP continues to receive these complaints the local branch refers those cases they cannot, or have no authority to handle, to the proper designated agencies.

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Men's Health Virtual Town Hall
06/08/2021
Men's Health Virtual Town Hall

Men's Health Virtual Town Hall

Join us for a discussion on the most recent CDC guidance, masks, vaccines, mental health, and more.

06/06/2021
Today we honor the fallen soldiers who fought for freedoms they may or may not have had the opportunity to experience th...
05/31/2021

Today we honor the fallen soldiers who fought for freedoms they may or may not have had the opportunity to experience themselves. #MemorialDay

Today we honor the fallen soldiers who fought for freedoms they may or may not have had the opportunity to experience themselves. #MemorialDay

Join us this today as we honor the life of #GeorgeFloyd
05/25/2021

Join us this today as we honor the life of #GeorgeFloyd

Join us this today as we honor the life of #GeorgeFloyd

County Sheriff Candidate’s Forum: Monday, May 24, 2021, 6:00-8:00 p.m..https://actionnetwork.org/events/voice-buffalos-c...
05/21/2021

County Sheriff Candidate’s Forum: Monday, May 24, 2021, 6:00-8:00 p.m..
https://actionnetwork.org/events/voice-buffalos-candidates-forum?clear_id=true&source=direct_link&link_id=6&can_id=e887f39bde25c4b8dadd5f3b218c3437&email_referrer=email_1166729&email_subject=upcoming-may-events-new-zoom-links

County Sheriff Candidate’s Forum: Monday May 24, 2021 6:00-8:00 p.m.

County Sheriff Candidate’s Forum: Monday, May 24, 2021, 6:00-8:00 p.m..
https://actionnetwork.org/events/voice-buffalos-candidates-forum?clear_id=true&source=direct_link&link_id=6&can_id=e887f39bde25c4b8dadd5f3b218c3437&email_referrer=email_1166729&email_subject=upcoming-may-events-new-zoom-links

County Sheriff Candidate’s Forum: Monday May 24, 2021 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Please join us in a night of remembrance for thosewho we have lost to police brutality. We will begin atMLK Park at 6 p....
05/21/2021

Please join us in a night of remembrance for those
who we have lost to police brutality. We will begin at
MLK Park at 6 p.m., and we will conclude the
procession at MLK Park. Those who wish to spend a
few moments of silence at the statue of MLK Jr. at
the conclusion are welcome to do so.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mbawny-memorial-procession-tickets-154645475781

Please join us in a night of remembrance for those
who we have lost to police brutality. We will begin at
MLK Park at 6 p.m., and we will conclude the
procession at MLK Park. Those who wish to spend a
few moments of silence at the statue of MLK Jr. at
the conclusion are welcome to do so.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mbawny-memorial-procession-tickets-154645475781

Please everyone, get your COVID19 vaccine.  if you know someone in the under 50% area encourage them to vaccinate.
05/17/2021

Please everyone, get your COVID19 vaccine. if you know someone in the under 50% area encourage them to vaccinate.

Please everyone, get your COVID19 vaccine. if you know someone in the under 50% area encourage them to vaccinate.

05/09/2021
Join us for a panel discussion regarding Shared Legacies, the story of Black & Jewish collaboration during the Civil Rig...
05/04/2021
Talkback Panel Discussion on Shared Legacies

Join us for a panel discussion regarding Shared Legacies, the story of Black & Jewish collaboration during the Civil Rights campaign. Moderated by Rabbi Adam Rosenbaum from Temple Beth Tzedek. Panelists include Rabbi Everett Gendler, interviewed throughout the film, Rev Mark Blue, president of NAACP Buffalo Branch, and Rene Petties-Jones, president National Federation for Just Communities of WNY, Inc.

Join us for a panel discussion regarding Shared Legacies, the story of Black & Jewish collaboration during the Civil Rights campaign. Moderated by Rabbi Adam...

05/03/2021
COVID-19 Pop-up Clinic.Friday April 29 & May 1st 9am-3pm1195 Main St Buffalo, NYSchedule an appointment call 716-445-166...
04/29/2021

COVID-19 Pop-up Clinic.
Friday April 29 & May 1st 9am-3pm
1195 Main St Buffalo, NY
Schedule an appointment call 716-445-1663 or 716-427-9378
Walk-ins are welcome

COVID-19 Pop-up Clinic.
Friday April 29 & May 1st 9am-3pm
1195 Main St Buffalo, NY
Schedule an appointment call 716-445-1663 or 716-427-9378
Walk-ins are welcome

04/29/2021

REGISTER for Fighting for Our Vote 2.0 May 13, 2021 Webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_plVk7D0WT0SJmBivo5swWA
Sponsored by:Self-Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and League of Women Voters (LWV)...with the addition of the Erie County Board of Election Commissioners.

04/28/2021

This Thursday, April 29 join us for a conversation where activists, thought leaders, and policymakers will discuss the #DerekChauvinVerdict, #PoliceAccountability, justice, #policereform, and where we go from here. Hosted by Ed Gordon

RSVP: https://t.co/hOiDNzKj2p

Buffalo's own Cariol Horne will be featured in this panel with the NAACP
04/28/2021

Buffalo's own Cariol Horne will be featured in this panel with the NAACP

This Thursday, April 29 join us for a conversation where activists, thought leaders, and policymakers will discuss the #DerekChauvinVerdict, #PoliceAccountability, justice, #policereform, and where we go from here. Hosted by Ed Gordon

RSVP: https://t.co/hOiDNzKj2p

The fight for justice is not over!  We must continue to stay vigilant in the pursuit of police accountability and contin...
04/21/2021

The fight for justice is not over! We must continue to stay vigilant in the pursuit of police accountability and continue to demand #PoliceReformNOW

The fight for justice is not over! We must continue to stay vigilant in the pursuit of police accountability and continue to demand #PoliceReformNOW

04/16/2021
Police Accountability

#Repost @naacp
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Class Dismissed!

Head to the link in our bio and let’s take action on #PoliceAccountability

#PoliceReformNOW
#JusticeforDaunteWright!

Timeline Photos
04/01/2021

Timeline Photos

Getting vaccinated and determining which vaccine is best for you and your family is a personal decision that requires clear, trusted information about every option available to the public. Compare, ask questions, and learn more.
#MinorityHealthMonth

https://bit.ly/3dmLiPu

#BanAssualtWeapons
03/26/2021

#BanAssualtWeapons

#BanAssualtWeapons

SGT William Carney the first African American recipients of the Medal of Honor. Born as a slave in February of 1840, Wil...
03/25/2021

SGT William Carney the first African American recipients of the Medal of Honor.

Born as a slave in February of 1840, William Carney’s father managed to escape and make his way north via the Underground Railroad, ultimately earning the funds to purchase his wife and son’s freedom.

In March 1863, Carney entered the Union Army and was assigned to Company C, 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry Regiment along with 40 other African American men. This was the first official black unit fighting on behalf of the North.

On July 18, 1863, the soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry Regiment were led on a charge on Fort Wagner. During the chaos, Carney witnessed the unit’s color guard as he was mortally wounded, nearly dropping their flag to the ground.

Carney, who was also severally injured, dashed toward the falling patriotic symbol and caught it before it touched the dirty ground.

With the flag in his hand, Carney crawled up to the walls of Fort Wagner while motivating his fellow troops to follow his lead. He managed to plant his flag at the base of the fort and angled it upright for display.

Although Carney suffered deadly blood loss, it’s reported he never allowed that flag to touch the ground. This action inspired his fellow troops, and the infantrymen managed to secure the fort.

For his bravery in action, Carney was awarded the Medal of Honor on May 23, 1900, making him the first African American to ever earn the distinguished accolade.

Under Governor Cuomo's "Roll Up Your Sleeve" campaign, houses of worship are encouraged to sign up as vaccination sites ...
03/24/2021

Under Governor Cuomo's "Roll Up Your Sleeve" campaign, houses of worship are encouraged to sign up as vaccination sites for their communities, and medical providers are being asked to partner with religious sites to conduct vaccination clinics. By bringing the vaccine directly to communities we can vaccinate more New Yorkers with speed and equity.

https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/roll-your-sleeve

Under Governor Cuomo's "Roll Up Your Sleeve" campaign, houses of worship are encouraged to sign up as vaccination sites for their communities, and medical providers are being asked to partner with religious sites to conduct vaccination clinics. By bringing the vaccine directly to communities we can vaccinate more New Yorkers with speed and equity.

https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/roll-your-sleeve

USPS hiring for WNY City Carrier Assistants starting at $17.29/hour
03/19/2021
USPS hiring for WNY City Carrier Assistants starting at $17.29/hour

USPS hiring for WNY City Carrier Assistants starting at $17.29/hour

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The United States Postal Service is looking to fill over 60 positions in the greater Buffalo area throughout the month of March. USPS is hiring for City Carrier&nb…

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” - #MLK #stopasianhate
03/17/2021

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” - #MLK

#stopasianhate

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” - #MLK

#stopasianhate

Eight People Shot To Death At Atlanta Massage Parlors; Man Arrested
03/17/2021
Eight People Shot To Death At Atlanta Massage Parlors; Man Arrested

Eight People Shot To Death At Atlanta Massage Parlors; Man Arrested

Authorities in Cherokee County and the city of Atlanta are investigating the attacks at three businesses. The suspect is white. Authorities say many of the victims appear to be of Asian descent.

Photos from NAACP's post
03/16/2021

Photos from NAACP's post

A Three-Part Community Health Series Is Designed With Panelists Representing Medical Professionals, And Community Advoca...
03/12/2021

A Three-Part Community Health Series Is Designed With Panelists Representing Medical Professionals, And Community Advocates. This Session Focuses On The COVID-19: Maternal And Pediatric Health

Karl Shallowhorn, President Of Shallowhorn Consulting LLC, Will Be Hosting

Our Panelist Will Be:

Sarah Berga, MD Director Of Women’s Health Program Development For Kaleida Health. Prof. &Chair Of OBGYN At Jacobs School Of Medicine And Biomedical Sciences At UB

Fred Archer, III, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department Of Pediatrics, Niagara Street Pediatrics

Jaquann Newton, A Mother Sharing Her Experience Of Giving Birth During The COVID19 Pandemic

A Three-Part Community Health Series Is Designed With Panelists Representing Medical Professionals, And Community Advocates. This Session Focuses On The COVID-19: Maternal And Pediatric Health

Karl Shallowhorn, President Of Shallowhorn Consulting LLC, Will Be Hosting

Our Panelist Will Be:

Sarah Berga, MD Director Of Women’s Health Program Development For Kaleida Health. Prof. &Chair Of OBGYN At Jacobs School Of Medicine And Biomedical Sciences At UB

Fred Archer, III, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department Of Pediatrics, Niagara Street Pediatrics

Jaquann Newton, A Mother Sharing Her Experience Of Giving Birth During The COVID19 Pandemic

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395 E Ferry St
Buffalo, NY
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General information

The following statement of objectives is found on the first page of the NAACP Constitution - the principal objectives of the Association shall be: -To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all citizens -To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States -To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes -To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights -To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination -To educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise thereof, and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP's Articles of Incorporation and this Constitution.

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