NAACP Moves in a New Direction

Cormell Brooks will no longer serve as NAACP President after June 30th. Chairman of the Board Leon Russell and Vice Chairman Derrick Johnson will manage the day to day operations until a new president is named.

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MS NAACP Opposes hosting NCAA Softball Tournament in the state

Mississippi NAACP is requesting the NCAA continue its opposition to symbols of racial hatred and expand its ban to all NCAA sanctioned events and relocate the Softball Regional Tournament at the University of Mississippi on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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ESSA: Implications for Equity in Mississippi

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