Candlelight Vigil & Stand Against Racism: Wednesday 8pm

The Jackson County NC NAACP invites you to attend a candlelight vigil in Sylva, NC, on Wednesday June 24 @ 8pm–one week after the killing of the innocent parishioners of the Emanuel AME Church. We will gather at the Courthouse Fountain on Main Street, below Jackson County Public Library, to mourn for those who lost their lives in Charleston and

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Charleston, South Carolina, Emanuel AME Church Shooting

The Jackson County Branch of the NAACP joins our president Cornell Brooks in expressing outrage over the killing of the innocent parishioners of the Emanuel AME Church yesterday. This is a clear act of terrorism against African American churches and our communities, and we hope that the perpetrator will be brought to justice. Please read the statement of our own

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Local NAACP Branches Join to Celebrate Black History

On March 28, members of the Jackson County NC NAACP were invited to a meeting of the Haywood County NC NAACP for a repeat presentation of the Black History Reading performed during our Black History Month celebration. In both performances, the participatory presentation of the history of African Americans in the US was a great opportunity to learn new facts

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