Happy 4th of July

As we celebrate our nation’s independence, It causes me to reflect on the promises of freedom provided for in the constitution for “all” people that continue to be denied to Black and brown people because of systematic efforts to keep Black and brown people oppressed.

Last month felt wonderful as a holiday was added to the federal list that recognized freedom and independence for African Americans. Now with July 4th upon us, the back to back celebrations of independence and freedom likely provide the illusion, to some, that we have truly accomplished and obtained all of our civil rights.

Rick L. Callender, ESQ. 

President

CA/HI NAACP

 

 

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CA/HI State Conference NAACP
CA/HI State Conference NAACP

The NAACP’s principal objective is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority citizens of the United States and eliminate race prejudice. The NAACP seeks to remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes. This mission is accomplished by seeking the enactment and enforcement of federal, state and local laws securing civil rights, and by informing the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination. From school desegregation, fair housing, employment and voter registration, top health and equal economic opportunity, the NAACP is working successfully with allies of all races, plays a significant role in establishing legal precedents in order to improve the quality of life of America’s downtrodden.

California Hawaii NAACP
California Hawaii NAACP

Founded in 1909 in New York City by a group of black and white citizens committed to social justice, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s largest and strongest civil rights organization. NAACP founders include Ida Wells-Barnett, W.E.B. DuBois, Henry Moscowitz, Mary White Ovington, Oswald Garrison Villard and William English Walling. They answered a clarion “Call” to renew the struggle for civil and political liberty in response to the unrelenting lynching of blacks that were occurring with impunity in 1909.

Today the NAACP is a network of more than 2,200 affiliates covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Japan and Germany. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, total membership exceeds 500,000. Today the California State NAACP boasts 72 branches and youth units mobilized across the state to help ensure racial justice and equality.

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