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The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.

Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose speaking about a Federal judge's decision on voting rights with WSB TV's Tyisha Fernandes.

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp will release records about rejected applications to register to vote in Georgia, complying with an order issued this week by a federal judge.

Join us in welcoming back the students of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) and mobilizing the vote in Metro Atlanta in what is being described as the most important election since Goldwater versus Johnson.

Thousands gathered Friday evening in downtown Atlanta for the NAACP “March for Justice,” in response to the fatal shootings earlier this week of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota by police officers.

Deravis Caine Rogers was shot & killed by Atlanta Ofcr James Burns (now fired) on 6/22/16 #Unarmed #JusticeForCaine #ConvictOfficerJamesBurns #NAACPAtlanta .

Lost Cause fanatics—including a handful of African Americans—insist that thousands of blacks fought for the Confederacy.

Jackson County State Representative Tommy Benton is afflicted by the same malady and Stone Mountain Board Chair Carolyn Meadows.

By Richard Rainey, NOLA.

Carolyn Meadows, the chairwoman of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, claimed that "some 3,000 Blacks fought for the Confederacy" although reputable historians have not identified a single Black Confederate soldier.

Web site comments and Facebook posts ask why we advocate against the Confederate Memorials at Stone Mountain.