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Join us for the NAACP at the  Game. Click the link.   . atlantahawks.spinzo.com/hawks-vs-knick…
01/26/2023

Join us for the NAACP at the Game. Click the link. . atlantahawks.spinzo.com/hawks-vs-knick…

Please center the voices of the families when we are discussing social justice in .    and
01/24/2023

Please center the voices of the families when we are discussing social justice in . and

We continue to call for  in . Women’s rights are . . The call is coming from inside and outside of the Gold Dome.
01/24/2023

We continue to call for in . Women’s rights are . . The call is coming from inside and outside of the Gold Dome.

Yesterday, I stood as an ally for the reproductive rights of my friends, family members, sisters in struggle and all Geo...
01/23/2023

Yesterday, I stood as an ally for the reproductive rights of my friends, family members, sisters in struggle and all Georgians.

The Georgia Constitution grants all citizens the right to life, liberty, and property saying “No person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property except by due process of law.” Further, “protection to person and property is paramount duty of government and shall be impartial and complete. No person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws.” A women should have the right to bodily autonomy under Georgia law.

With or without , the protections of the right to privacy are enshrined our Georgia Constitution for this State. .

Looks like another National Title is loading… 🏆🏆 and counting…
01/23/2023

Looks like another National Title is loading… 🏆🏆 and counting…

01/23/2023

A cold Monday morning began with another victory for justice and the correct rule of law. Case dismissed. Freedom of speech…

01/22/2023

"On what would have been the 50th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the NAACP continues to stand in solidarity with those fighting for bodily autonomy. Any attack on our fundamental human rights is an attack on our democracy." —Portia Reddick White, NAACP Vice President of Policy and Legislative Affairs

Read the full statement here: https://bit.ly/3kxjWgE

Today makes 4 years the Former Officer  killed . The family has had a very hard fight getting justice and accountability...
01/22/2023

Today makes 4 years the Former Officer killed . The family has had a very hard fight getting justice and accountability. Please continue to help the pursuit for . .

01/22/2023

“Social justice is the pursuit of equity, participation in justice, and the protection of rights.”

We are aware of the incident that happened in Douglasville. Attorney Ryan Williams is representing the  driver .
01/21/2023

We are aware of the incident that happened in Douglasville. Attorney Ryan Williams is representing the driver .

I need everybody’s undivided attention… we are in legislative session in Georgia right now and need for everyone to unde...
01/20/2023

I need everybody’s undivided attention… we are in legislative session in Georgia right now and need for everyone to understand the importance of holding your elected officials accountable… look at what is happening in Flordia right now… I need you to pay close attention to what is happening in Florida right now . This is why they passed the Divisive Concepts bill… wake up!

Working on protecting  and  in Georgia while reflecting on the National Championships Georgia keeps attaining.
01/18/2023

Working on protecting and in Georgia while reflecting on the National Championships Georgia keeps attaining.

Photos from The Georgia NAACP's post
01/17/2023

Photos from The Georgia NAACP's post

This weekend was truly powerful. I look forward continuing to push forward for the betterment of Georgia.
01/17/2023

This weekend was truly powerful. I look forward continuing to push forward for the betterment of Georgia.

01/16/2023

It is official in .

Thank you Dr. King…
01/16/2023

Thank you Dr. King…

Good catching up with our senators, county officials and congresspeople today.
01/15/2023

Good catching up with our senators, county officials and congresspeople today.

01/15/2023

Happening Now: President is addressing as the first sitting President to do so.

01/15/2023

Happening now: MLK celebration sermon at with

Gerald Griggs, the president of the Georgia NAACP, plans to be in the audience at Ebenezer on Sunday. Griggs is supporti...
01/15/2023
Biden speech at Ebenezer to bring focus to King’s legacy, likely to president’s as well

Gerald Griggs, the president of the Georgia NAACP, plans to be in the audience at Ebenezer on Sunday. Griggs is supportive of Biden but is hoping for a message that outlines how he will further address the needs of the people who put him in office, especially when it comes to voting and police accountability.

King’s father, Martin Luther King Sr., was an executive committee member of Atlanta’s NAACP chapter and the younger King worked closely with the organization throughout his career as an activist and on such events as the March on Washington.

Atlanta came to be known as the “cradle of the civil rights movement” because so many activists and organizers resided in the city and based their organizations in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood that includes Ebenezer.

“It’s just so much, and that rich legacy lives on,” Griggs said. “Sometimes, we talk about the legacy of Martin — we have to talk about the legacy of John Lewis, the legacy of C.T. Vivian. All of those seminal figures who are part of the fabric of Georgia, part of the fabric of Atlanta, and we would say a part of the fabric of the NAACP.”

Many U.S. presidents have stopped by Ebenezer Baptist Church to pay honor to its former pastor, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., usually in events around the time of his birthday. But on Sunday, President Joe Biden will become the first of them to do so from the pulpit during a regular morning servi...

Celebration of 37th Annual Historical Dr Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration/ Freedom Fund Banquet - When We Vote, We Wi...
01/13/2023

Celebration of 37th Annual Historical Dr Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration/ Freedom Fund Banquet - When We Vote, We Win.

Honored to join the  for their MLK Celebration/Freedom Fund Event tonight in .   .
01/13/2023

Honored to join the for their MLK Celebration/Freedom Fund Event tonight in . .

The Camden County NAACP received the dash cam video for the 2022 incident involving Charis Faria as part of a public rec...
01/13/2023
Grand jury indicts fired Camden County deputy for violent traffic stop - The Current

The Camden County NAACP received the dash cam video for the 2022 incident involving Charis Faria as part of a public records request. The group then took video, something their members described as disturbing evidence, to the Brunswick Judicial Circuit district attorney, who then requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigations examine the deputy’s actions last September.

Fired Camden County Sheriff's Office deputy Christi Newman indicted on six counts by a grand jury after a traffic stop last year where Newman rammed a woman's head into a car, according to the indictments.

Was the cultural revolution that began in 2020 a moment, or a movement?  George Chidi examines the past few years of soc...
01/12/2023
The Next Atlanta Episode 16: A moment or a movement?

Was the cultural revolution that began in 2020 a moment, or a movement?

George Chidi examines the past few years of social change through conversations on politics, corporate diversity, and spiritual reckonings. Guests include Gerald Griggs of the Georgia NAACP, Shalon Brown from the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs, and Josh Clemmons and Dan Crain of OneRace Movement.

Was the cultural revolution that began in 2020 a moment, or a movement? George Chidi examines the past few years of social change through conversations on politics, corporate diversity, and spiritual reckonings. Guests include Gerald Griggs of the Georgia NAACP, Shalon Brown from the Russell Innovat...

Photos from Shar Bates's post
01/12/2023

Photos from Shar Bates's post

01/12/2023

: Ahead of hearings on student debt cancelation, the NAACP joined other organizations today in filing a SCOTUS amicus brief, continuing our years-long advocacy to address racial injustice and student loan debt.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3IHNJgM

01/11/2023

As we begin a new session of the Georgia General Assembly.

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA PREAMBLE

To perpetuate the principles of free government, insure justice to all, preserve peace, promote the interest and happiness of the citizen and of the family, and transmit to posterity the enjoyment of liberty, we the people of Georgia, relying upon the protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish this Constitution.

01/11/2023

We will be joining Attorney Lee Merritt for Texas and the family of Led’Den Boykins today for a press conference at the Georgia Capitol at 12 pm. The family is demanding answers and accountability. .

65 to 7 with the Backups in the Game. This Game is over.    again
01/10/2023

65 to 7 with the Backups in the Game. This Game is over. again

Congratulations to  and the  on a great season and another National Title. 🏈
01/10/2023

Congratulations to and the on a great season and another National Title. 🏈

History was made in Carrollton, Ga as the first Female President of the Carroll County NAACP was Installed by Georgia NA...
01/08/2023
GEORGIA NAACP PRESIDENT INSTALLS NEW EXECUTIVE BOARD OF CARROLL COUNTY NAACP

History was made in Carrollton, Ga as the first Female President of the Carroll County NAACP was Installed by Georgia NAACP President Gerald Griggs. Dominique Conteh was sworn in at the President of the Carroll County NAACP on January 7, 2023 by President Gerald Griggs. President Conteh delivered her opening address after being sworn in. She stated, “My name is Dominique Conteh. The new President for Carroll County NAACP Local Branch 5179."

History was made in Carrollton,Ga as the first Female President of the Carroll County NAACP was Installed by Georgia NAACP President Gerald Griggs. Dominique Conteh was sworn in at the President of the Carroll County NAACP on January 7, 2023 by President Gerald Griggs. President Conteh delivered her...

I take a moment to recognize history. Here are the words of the first women to serve as President of the  It is not lost...
01/08/2023

I take a moment to recognize history. Here are the words of the first women to serve as President of the

It is not lost upon me, the historic significance of my being the First Woman President for our local branch.

As I arrived in Carrollton at the Catherine Hardy Lavender Center, I learned of this amazing Georgian and the hidden cit...
01/07/2023

As I arrived in Carrollton at the Catherine Hardy Lavender Center, I learned of this amazing Georgian and the hidden citizen jewels of this State. Below you can learn more about Mrs. Lavender from Wikipedia.

Catherine Hardy Lavender (née Catherine Hardy) (February 8, 1930 – September 8, 2017) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 100-meter dash. She won an Olympic gold medal in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1952 Olympic Summer Games in Helsinki, Finland. Later Hardy married, had children, and a 30-year teaching career in Atlanta schools.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Hardy_Lavender

All roads lead to  for the installation of the new officers of the Carroll County NAACP.
01/07/2023

All roads lead to for the installation of the new officers of the Carroll County NAACP.

Spending a lot of time up and down the road in Georgia, in search of justice and accountability one client at a time.
01/06/2023

Spending a lot of time up and down the road in Georgia, in search of justice and accountability one client at a time.

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