Kweisi Mfume to Chair the Board of Regents at Morgan State University

Mfume is an alumnus of the university and is a former Congressman from Maryland and the former president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

In Memoriam: John A. Payton (1946-2012)

Upon hearing of Payton’s death, NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous stated, “John Payton was one of the greatest civil rights lawyers our nation has ever had and our world has ever known.”

Civil Rights Suit Filed Against the University of New Mexico

The complaint was filed by local clergy and the Albuquerque chapter of the NAACP.

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