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Virginia State Conference of the NAACP Call to Action for the Special Session

Richmond, Virginia – Robert Barnette, president of the Virginia State Conference of the NAACP will hold a virtual press conference to outline the priorities and issue a call to action for the Special Sessionon Friday August 14, 2020 at 10 am. What: Virginia State Conference of the NAACP to Call to Action for the Special …

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Virginia State Conference of the NAACP Call to Action on Police Reform, Criminal Justice and Addressing the Effects of COVID-19

Richmond, Virginia – Robert Barnette, President of the Virginia State Conference (VSC) of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is calling for meaningful legislation during this Special Session of the General Assembly that will address needed police and criminal justice reform and address the effects of COVID-19. Virginians deserve and require …

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Black Youth Agenda Town Hall

Will be Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Now more than ever we need our youth to voice their opinions on the upcoming election and the state of our world today. Let’s talk about it…Share and tell a friend. “Together we can”

New NAACP President: School Names Lawsuit “Breathes New Life”

The newly-appointed president of the Virginia State Conference NAACP, says a federal lawsuit filed last week over confederate school names in Hanover County  could breathe new life into the organization and have national repercussions.    Robert Barnette lives in Hanover County and it was his branch that initiated the federal lawsuit to change the names …

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