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Julian Bond joins board of Civil Rights Hall of Fame in Gary

GARY | Julian Bond, a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and board chairman of the NAACP, has accepted a position on the board of the National Civil Rights Hall of Fame.

July 09, 2014 6:30 pm

Annual NAACP luncheon offers "Jazz and More"

HAMMOND | The Hammond NAACP Branch will host its annual luncheon from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4141 Calumet Ave.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: I'm dreaming, and you should too

DOUG ROSS: I'm dreaming, and you should too

Fifty years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. told the world, "I have a dream." This is a report card on that dream.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Video
More steps remain 50 years after March on Washington

More steps remain 50 years after March on Washington

INDIANAPOLIS | Thousands of Americans will converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., starting Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, including a host of local residents and leaders.

August 23, 2013 7:09 pm Related

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June 09, 2013 12:00 am
NAACP holds Life Membership Banquet in Gary

NAACP holds Life Membership Banquet in Gary

Rev. Michael Pfleger speaks at the NAACP Life Membership Banquet.

June 08, 2013 9:04 pm
NAACP holds Life Membership Banquet in Gary

NAACP holds Life Membership Banquet in Gary

The Rev. Michael Pfleger speaks Saturday at the NAACP Life Membership Banquet in Gary.

June 08, 2013 8:53 pm
NAACP holds Life Membership Banquet in Gary

NAACP holds Life Membership Banquet in Gary

Emerson School for the Performing Arts graduates Da'Marco Kimble and India Maynor perform a dance routine Saturday at the NAACP Life Membership Banquet in Gary.

June 08, 2013 8:32 pm
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Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson chats with keynote speaker Rev. Michael Pfleger at the NAACP Life Membership Banquet.

June 08, 2013 7:35 pm
NAACP holds Life Membership Banquet in Gary

NAACP holds Life Membership Banquet in Gary

Keynote speaker the Rev. Michael Pfleger, left, chats with the Rev. John E. Jackson, who received the 2013 Medgar Evers Award at the NAACP Life Membership Banquet on Saturday in Gary.

June 08, 2013 7:35 pm
2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

CHICAGO | The problems of urban violence and high unemployment among African-Americans are intertwined, said Marcus Lewis, one of six candidates seeking Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former seat in Congress.

April 04, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

LeAlan Jones, the Green Party candidate for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former House seat, speaks Thursday during a candidates' forum in Chicago.

April 04, 2013 9:22 pm
2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates Marcus Lewis, left, and LeAlan Jones participate in an NAACP forum Thursday in Chicago. The forum was open to all six candidates for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s former House seat, but only Lewis and Jones attended.

April 04, 2013 9:21 pm
2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

2nd Congressional District candidates outline platforms at NAACP forum

Marcus Lewis, an independent candidate for the 2nd Congressional District seat, speaks Thursday during a candidates' forum in Chicago.

April 04, 2013 9:21 pm

Battle over relocation of child support court moves into next stage

CROWN POINT | In the next 10 days, attorneys will present their findings of fact in the battle over whether to relocate the Gary court that handles child support cases to Crown Point.

March 12, 2013 7:30 pm

NAACP: Don't move child support court

CROWN POINT | The NAACP filed a petition Friday in the Lake Circuit Court for a temporary restraining order to prevent Lake Juvenile Court Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura from moving the Gary-based child support court to Crown Point.

February 01, 2013 6:25 pm

Breaking chains, being a hero

HAMMOND | Chandra Gill pulled no punches during her keynote speech at Saturday’s annual Freedom Fund luncheon “Heroes Among Us” sponsored by the Hammond Branch of the NAACP at Dynasty Banquet and Conference Center.

September 15, 2012 10:00 pm
Gary NAACP welcomes author Michael Eric Dyson for annual banquet

Gary NAACP welcomes author Michael Eric Dyson for annual banquet

GARY | The Gary branch of the NAACP welcomed author, professor and MSNBC political analyst Michael Eric Dyson to its 47th annual Life Membership Banquet on Saturday at the Genesis Convention Center.

June 02, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Act-So competition features talented youth

GARY | Gary Branch of the NAACP will host its Act-So (Afro Academic Cultural Technological and Scientific Olympics) Competition from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at The Glen Theater, 20 W. Ridge Road. Admission is free.

April 19, 2012 12:00 am

Act like a champion and become one

GARY | Gary branch of the NAACP is sponsoring the  Act-So (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) program, encouraging high school students to be a champion by acting like a champion.

February 22, 2012 12:38 pm
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