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Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose speaking about a Federal jusge'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 the NAACP Voter Mobilizaiton Campaign adding your voice and your energy to encourage voter turnout.

The 2017-2018 Officers Election Process will begin and a Nomination Committee  established at the General Meeting-Thursday, September 22, 2016, 6:30 pm The report of the Nomination Committee will be given and an Elections Supervisory Committee elected at the General Meeting-Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:30 pm The Branch Election will take place on Thursday, November 17, 2016, 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm All events will take place at: NAACP Atlanta Branch Office 970 Martin Luther King Drive, Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30314 A copy of the 2016 Election Manual can be found at www.

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.

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