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Biden decries voting restrictions in NAACP address

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden urged the NAACP on Wednesday to spread the word about what he called “a hailstorm” of measures to restrict citizens’ ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party’s base before the midterm elections. 342 more words

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Biden decries voting restrictions in NAACP address

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden urged the NAACP on Wednesday to spread the word about what he called “a hailstorm” of measures to restrict citizens’ ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party’s base before the midterm elections. 342 more words

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NAACP Recognizes Quincy Jones' Humanitarian Work With Medal

Quincy Jones is set to receive the 99th NAACP Spingarn Medal July 23 at the 105th NAACP National Convention.

This medal is considered the highest honor and only given to Americans with African descent who have completed noble achievements. 222 more words

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NAACP to Hold National Convention in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — The NAACP says it will hold its 2016 national convention in Baltimore.

Tessa Hill-Aston, president of the Baltimore branch of the civil rights organization, said in an email on Wednesday that the national board, meeting this week in Las Vegas, selected Baltimore as the site. 63 more words

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Biden Decries Voting Restrictions In NAACP Address

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday called on members of the NAACP to spread the word about what he called “a hailstorm” of measures to restrict citizens’ ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party’s base before the midterm elections. 327 more words

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Music icon Quincy Jones to receive 99th NAACP Spingarn Medal

Media impresario and humanitarian Quincy Jones has been selected as the 99th recipient of the Spingarn Medal.  Jones will receive the distinguished medal on July 23rd at 105th NAACP National Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. 481 more words

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