NAACP addresses important issues facing the Valley and the nation

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Leaders of the Greater Terre Haute Branch of the NAACP continue to promote important issues every day. And on Monday, membership learned more about several topics, including a recap of the 2019 NAACP National Convention.

A number of people attended tonight’s meeting at the Vigo County Public Library and listened to presentations from delegates to the national convention that was held in Detroit.

Branch president Sylvester Edwards says the NAACP continues to fight for inclusion and diversity. He says that’s especially important when dealing with the immigration issue.

Edwards also says this Wednesday there will be a planning meeting for a memorial to lynching victims.
The memorial will honor all victims of lynchings, including George Ward who was lynched in Terre Haute in the early 1900”s.

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