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Arlington NAACP wins two national honors

The Arlington branch of the NAACP recently was honored with two awards at the national NAACP convention, held in Atlantic City. The local branch earned second place in its size category in the publications division and third place in its...

NAACP chapters collaborate on 8th District candidate forum

The Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax branches of the NAACP will jointly host an 8th District congressional forum online on Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m. Democratic incumbent Don Beyer and challenger Victoria Virasingh have been invited to participate, as have...

Libertarians gather for political discourse … and ice cream!

The Libertarian Party of Northern Virginia spent the afternoon of July 25 marking summer with an ice-cream social rescheduled due to inclement weather from a month before. “This fun and educational event was originally to celebrate Juneteenth, which proved to...

NAACP branch awards nearly $60,000 in scholarship funds

The Arlington branch of the NAACP recently awarded nearly $60,000 in college scholarships to Arlington high-school students. Recipients were selected based on academics, school/community involvement, leadership potential, commitment to the ideals of the NAACP and, in the case of some...

Arlington NAACP president wins salute from FBI

Julius “J.D.” Spain Sr., president of the Arlington branch of the NAACP, has received the 2020 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award from the agency’s Washington field office. Spain is one of fewer than 60 individuals and organizations recognized nationally each...
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