The Rocky Mount Branch of the NAACP General Body Meeting Thursday, March 22, 2018 7:00 PM Presentation Heroine Use Edgecombe County Sheriff Office

The Rocky Mount Branch of the NAACP General Body meeting will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:00pm in the NAACP Conference Room at OIC, Inc., located at 402 E. Virginia Street, Rocky Mount NC.

Narcotics Lt. Kevin West Edgecombe County Sheriff Office will do a presentation on Heroine Use.

For more information, Contact Clara Knight, Branch Secretary at (252) 544-3519

NAACP Rocky Mount Branch Regular Monthly Meeting Thursday 26, 2017

NAACP Rocky Mount

The Rocky Mount Branch of the NAACP general Body meeting will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the NAACP conference room at OIC LOCATED at 402 E. Virginia St.

All members are encouraged to attend. For more information call the Branch Secretary, Clara Knight at 544-3519

NAACP to hold annual awareness banquet – Rocky Mount Telegram

The Rocky Mount branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is set to hold the organization’s annual event aimed to keep the community aware of pressing social, political and civil issues, while also recognizing several local minority trailblazers who have made a positive difference in the community within the areas of civil rights and civic engagement.

Andre Knight, president of the Rocky Mount NAACP branch, said the annual Freedom Fund Banquet also will incorporate the local branch’s combine the traditional Image Awards. While the event generally has been held at the Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences, this year it has been moved to accommodate an anticipated larger crowd at Greater Joy Baptist Church on Nashville Road. (Rocky Mount Telegram)

Video/Photos: Rocky Mount NAACP 3rd Annual Image Awards Featured Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II NC State President/National Board Member

The Rocky Mount NAACP 3rd Annual Image Awards was held on Saturday August 30, 2015 at the Imperial Centre. The keynote speaker was Dr. Barber.

The Humanitarian of the year was presented to Martha Stith and the Trailblazer Award was presented to NC Rep. Shelly Willingham.

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Local NAACP chapter to celebrate community leaders – Rocky Mount Telegram

The Rocky Mount NAACP Image Awards celebrating community leaders is set for Saturday.

Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice is the theme for the third annual event, said Andre Knight, president of the Rocky Mount chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

“The last year has been pivotal in many areas impacting civil rights across the country and right here in our own backyard,” Knight said. “The NAACP recognizes that all of those issues have an underlying thread that is tied together by race.”

Recent racial hurdles and incidents in the Twin Counties have settled in the area of education, Knight said. (Source: Read more)