Mar-Saline Branch NAACP

Mar-Saline Branch NAACP To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.

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07/09/2021

Congratulations to Zaila Avant-garde, the first African-American winner of Scripps National Spelling Bee! The winning word was "murraya."

07/04/2021
On This Day in 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the 1964 Civil Rights Act into law as Martin Luther King, Jr., a...
07/02/2021

On This Day in 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the 1964 Civil Rights Act into law as Martin Luther King, Jr., and others, looked on.

#OnThisDay in 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the 1964 Civil Rights Act into law as Martin Luther King, Jr., and others, looked on.

The passage of the act helped to provide federal job opportunities for African Americans, strengthened voting laws, lessened racial restrictions on the use of public facilities, and limited the federal funding of discriminatory aid programs. #APeoplesJourney

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07/02/2021

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#OnThisDay in 1908, a 1994 Freedom Award honoree and the first Black Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall, was born. His courage and his unwavering commitment to justice paved the way for a more equal America for all. #ImagineAnAmerica

The U.S. House voted Tuesday to remove from the Capitol a bust of the late Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney, who ...
07/01/2021
U.S. House votes to remove bust of Supreme Court justice who wrote Dred Scott decision • Missouri Independent

The U.S. House voted Tuesday to remove from the Capitol a bust of the late Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney, who in 1857 wrote the Dred Scott decision that stripped all Black Americans, free or slave, of their citizenship. https://missouriindependent.com/2021/06/30/u-s-house-votes-to-remove-bust-of-supreme-court-justice-who-wrote-dred-scott-decision/?fbclid=IwAR3hxs5D3CLYOqulFE6PsRTdcv3WzkiyRHwHSsG6qW0sC3CbVvlb3afIZLE

The U.S. House voted Tuesday to remove from the Capitol a bust of the Supreme Court justice who wrote the Dred Scott decision.

06/28/2021
112th NAACP Virtual National Convention
06/23/2021
112th NAACP Virtual National Convention

112th NAACP Virtual National Convention

Live NowArts, Culture and Entertainment (ACE) FestivalJoin us for the ACE festival sessions, featuring some of the most influential industry professionals and companies covering topics in television, film, streaming, and music.WATCH NOWClose Alert

Beautiful! ❤️
06/21/2021
Morehouse College - We Shall Overcome

Beautiful! ❤️

The Morehouse College Glee Club performs "We Shall Overcome" [arranged by Wendell P. Whalum] @ the 2009 Candle on the Bluff Awards.

06/19/2021

“Anchor the eternity of love in your own soul… Lean toward the whispers of your own heart… Release the need to hate, to harbor division, and the enticement of revenge… But when it is your time don’t be afraid to stand up, speak up, and speak out against injustice.” John Lewis

06/19/2021

Call your senators(Blunt and Hawley): (202) 224-3121. Let’s get the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act passed. Voting is not the only ingredient for social change, but it is a critical ingredient. Voter suppression cannot stand.

Happy Juneteenth Everyone! ❤️
06/19/2021

Happy Juneteenth Everyone! ❤️

Happy Juneteenth Everyone! ❤️

While Juneteenth is often associated with celebrations of physical emancipations from slavery, it also signaled another ...
06/18/2021
Emancipation and Educating the Newly Freed

While Juneteenth is often associated with celebrations of physical emancipations from slavery, it also signaled another type of liberation for the newly freed. Between 1861 and 1900, more than 90 institutions of higher education were founded for Black Americans who could not otherwise attend predominantly white institutions because of segregation laws. These schools and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) became repositories of African American history and culture, safeguarding generations of memorabilia and documenting the rich culture of HBCU traditions. https://nmaahc.si.edu/blog-post/emancipation-and-educating-newly-freed?fbclid=IwAR3ECiO_E0VvGukRxNalJLnLi2j4Rn5B0gH7eNQGhzh6D_dIvX3OydruRf0

For the nearly four million newly freed, education was a crucial first step to becoming self-sufficient. Between 1861 and 1900, more than 90 institutions of higher education were founded for African Americans.

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a measure that would establish a federal holiday for Juneteenth!!️❤️https://www...
06/16/2021
Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth, day commemorating the end of slavery, a federal holiday

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a measure that would establish a federal holiday for Juneteenth!!️❤️https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-slavery-juneteenth-federal-holiday/2021/06/15/be848978-ce1d-11eb-8cd2-4e95230cfac2_story.html?fbclid=IwAR3oZ08LfYd5ie-x_cv-XU86vNuIdy82JtfvazWT_xlEpLyjuRQbtc7BOW4

The unanimous Senate passage of the bill was an anticlimactic culmination to a long effort to commemorate the emancipation of American enslaved people during the Civil War. The bill heads to the Democratic-led House.

Since 1865, African Americans have celebrated Juneteenth on June 19. Pictured are Civil War reenactors at a Juneteenth c...
06/15/2021

Since 1865, African Americans have celebrated Juneteenth on June 19.
Pictured are Civil War reenactors at a Juneteenth celebration at Eastwoods Park in 1900 in a photo taken by Grace Murray Stephenson.
Credit: Austin History Center #BLKFreedom

Since 1865, African Americans have celebrated Juneteenth on June 19.

Pictured are Civil War reenactors at a Juneteenth celebration at Eastwoods Park in 1900 in a photo taken by Grace Murray Stephenson.

Credit: Austin History Center #BLKFreedom

06/15/2021

There will be Part 3 Book Discussion of
How To Be An Antiracist
By author Kendi Ibrim

Led by John Swisher
Tuesday, June 15th 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian (Rock) Church in Marshall. The public is invited to attend. You do not have to have read the book to participate.
If you are unable to gather in person, it will also be available on ZOOM. Please request the ZOOM link to join us.
Sponsored by the Mar-Saline Branch of the NAACP

Photos from NAACP Legal Defense Fund's post
06/12/2021

Photos from NAACP Legal Defense Fund's post

Schumer recommending 2 voting rights lawyers to be judges
06/07/2021
Schumer recommending 2 voting rights lawyers to be judges

Schumer recommending 2 voting rights lawyers to be judges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is recommending President Joe Biden nominate two prominent voting rights attorneys to serve as judges on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and on the federal bench in Manhattan.

History - On June 1st, 1963, Nina Simone performed at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom for an NAACP benefit to fight ...
06/02/2021

History - On June 1st, 1963, Nina Simone performed at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom for an NAACP benefit to fight segregation and brutality.

On June 1st, 1963, Nina Simone performed at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom for an NAACP benefit to fight segregation and brutality.

05/31/2021
Timeline Photos
05/16/2021

Timeline Photos

A. Philip Randolph organized the March on Washington where Dr. King gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

He was a civil rights activist, a labor organizer, and instrumental in desegregating the military.

He died on this day in 1979. Rest in peace, Mr. Randolph. Today, the march continues.

05/09/2021
Today we honor #AhmaudArbery who should have been celebrating his 27th Birthday today. And we are reminded why we must c...
05/09/2021

Today we honor #AhmaudArbery who should have been celebrating his 27th Birthday today. And we are reminded why we must continue the fight against White supremacy!

Today we honor #AhmaudArbery who should have been celebrating his 27th Birthday today. And we are reminded why we must continue the fight against White supremacy!

05/04/2021
Today, May 2, marks the anniversary of one of the most powerful and effective protests in U.S. history of racial injusti...
05/02/2021
May 2, 1963: Children of Birmingham Fill the Jails | Zinn Education Project

Today, May 2, marks the anniversary of one of the most powerful and effective protests in U.S. history of racial injustice: the 1963 Birmingham Children’s Crusade, when nearly 1,000 school children were arrested for protesting.

In disciplined groups and singing freedom songs, students “ditch” class to march for justice and fill the jails.

On this day in 1927, Coretta Scott King was born. A visionary, advocate, leader, and fighter, she pushed the Movement fo...
04/27/2021

On this day in 1927, Coretta Scott King was born. A visionary, advocate, leader, and fighter, she pushed the Movement forward, challenging economic injustices, racial & gender inequalities. Thank you, Coretta!

#OnThisDay in 1927, Coretta Scott King was born. A visionary, advocate, leader, and fighter, she pushed the Movement forward, challenging economic injustices, racial & gender inequalities. Thank you, Coretta! #FreedomForward #OTD

LDF Calls on DOJ to Suspend Disbursement of Federal Funds to Law Enforcement Agencies Until Compliance with Title VI Non...
04/26/2021
LDF Calls on DOJ to Suspend Disbursement of Federal Funds to Law Enforcement Agencies Until Compliance with Title VI Non-Discrimination Provisions Can Be Verified

LDF Calls on DOJ to Suspend Disbursement of Federal Funds to Law Enforcement Agencies Until Compliance with Title VI Non-Discrimination Provisions Can Be Verified

This morning, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to suspend the distribution of federal funds to law enforcement agencies until the Department of Justice (DOJ) can confirm that the agencies receiving grants and funds from the DOJ are n...

04/20/2021

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

George Floyd's life mattered!
04/19/2021

George Floyd's life mattered!

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