New England Area Conference Launches Civil Rights Hall of Fame
Witherspoon, Famebridge, The Crisis
This summer, leaders of the New England Area Conference (NEAQ of the NAACP launched the association's first virtual Civil Rights Hall of Fame. The state conference now hosts a Web site commemorating the lives and human rights work of men and women throughout New England who might otherwise go unnoticed.
The national office has been so taken with the project, that it plans to use the Hall of Fame as a model for itself, branches and state conferences nationwide.
"Leaders throughout New England have played significant roles in furthering the evolving democracy of our nation through civil rights advocacy," said Juan M. Cofield, president of NEAC. "The mission of the New …
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Publication information: Article title: New England Area Conference Launches Civil Rights Hall of Fame. Contributors: Witherspoon, Famebridge - Author. Magazine title: The Crisis. Volume: 115. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 2008. Page number: 44+. © The Crisis Publishing Company Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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