On Sunday, October 27th Lakeview Youth and Adults joined thousands at Jones Beach for the Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention.
The NAACP along with Fairvote, Motivote, and NYC Votes launched their voting initiative on August 27th in celebration of the United States 36th President, Lyndon B. Johnson. Geoffrey E. Eaton, NAACP Mid-Manhattan President, joined The Great Society cast in their initiative to register audience members to “vote” for their presidential hopeful in the upcoming 2020 election.
On Sunday, June 30, 2019 our very own NAACP New York State Conference President and Living Civil Rights Legend, Dr. Hazel N. Dukes was honored with her very own plaque on the corner of 137th Street and Adam Clayton Powell,. Jr. Blvd in Harlem, USA. It was a beautiful day to make history, hosted by the Migdol Organization, headed by Gerald, Sherri and Aaron Migdol.
On March 12, 2019 the NAACP New York State Conference branches made their annual pilgrimage to the state capital in Albany, New York to meet with the Governor, the Assembly Speaker, Senate Majority Leader and their respective Assembly and Senate members to advocate for a legislative agenda that aligns with the mission and vision of the NAACP organization, and to address the Game Changers (Civic Engagement, Criminal Justice & Public Safety, Economic Empowerment, Education and Health) in an effort to advocate for state legislation and policy that will benefit all New Yorkers.
In honor of Women’s History Month we salute those unsung heroes who made extraordinary contributions to society. Alongside the First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, President Hazel N. Dukes had the honor of educating the crowd at the Brooklyn Museum about a black woman who refused to give up her seat long before the Civil Rights Movement and long before Ms. Rosa Parks. Her name was Elizabeth Jennings Graham.
This Weekend (Sat. & Sun.) INSIDE NEW YORK presents an exclusive discussion with Dr. Hazel N. Dukes, a leading civil rights activist and President of the NAACP New York State Conference on the upcoming political races, New York City's General Election, Proposition 1, President Trump and his actions and policies, as well as Chief of Staff John Kelly’s dishonest comments attacking Rep. Frederica Wilson and the importance of your vote.