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  • NAACP TaxExempt Status
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    NAACP Tax-Exempt Status

    Officials of the NAACP announced the findings of the Internal Revenue Service investigation into the NAACP’s tax-exempt status. The IRS had been investigating if actions and statements made…

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  • Plenary Session
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    Plenary Session

    The plenary session of the NAACP 97th Annual Convention included speakers Senator Reid and Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Watt. Mr. Fred Gray, whose clients have included Rosa Parks and…

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  • NAACP President Retirement
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    NAACP President Retirement

    At a news conference Mr. Mfume announced his retirement as president of the NAACP at its Baltimore headquarters. He thanked Julian Bond, NAACP chairman of the board, for his help and…

    65 views
  • Voting Rights Lawsuit
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    Voting Rights Lawsuit

    Officials announced that they were filing a lawsuit citing massive voter disenfranchisement of African-American and Haitian-American voters. Following their remarks they answered questions…

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  • Voting Problems in Florida
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    Voting Problems in Florida

    Mr. Mfume and other officials heard complaints from residents about charges of fraud and voter intimidation in the presidential election in Florida. At issue was treatment of…

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  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    Participants spoke about the state of race relations and the role of the NAACP in promoting civil rights. Among the issues addressed were minority representation in various industries,…

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