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NAACP To Hold Second Screening Of “Wilmington On Fire” Documentary

NAACP To Hold Second Screening Of “Wilmington On Fire” Documentary

After many requests, the Goldsboro-Wayne branch NAACP is hosting another showing of Wilmington On Fire, a heavy and enlightening documentary on the Wilmington Massacre of 1898 – the springboard for the White Supremacy movement and Jim Crow segregation throughout North Carolina and the American South. The showing is this Friday, July 30, from 2 –…read more »

Goldsboro/Wayne NAACP Hosts Community Blood Drive

Goldsboro/Wayne NAACP Hosts Community Blood Drive

The Goldsboro-Wayne branch of the NAACP is partnering with the Red Cross for a blood drive this Thursday, July 29, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The blood drive will be located at Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 Eleventh Street in Goldsboro. “I am excited about this opportunity to partner with the Goldsboro-Wayne NAACP,” said Miranda…read more »

Goldsboro-Wayne NAACP To Host Wilmington On Fire Documentary

Goldsboro-Wayne NAACP To Host Wilmington On Fire Documentary

The Goldsboro-Wayne branch NAACP is hosting the showing of “Wilmington On Fire,” a heavy and enlightening documentary on the Wilmington Massacre of 1898 – the springboard for the White Supremacy movement and Jim Crow segregation throughout North Carolina and the American South. The showing is on Thursday, May 27, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at the…read more »

NAACP Works To Solve Complaint Filed At Hosptial

NAACP Works To Solve Complaint Filed At Hosptial

On Monday, Sylvia E. Barnes, President of the Goldsboro-Wayne NAACP branch; Dr. Gregory Holmes, Branch Legal Redress Chair; and a police officer (who is a paid staff person at Wayne UNC Healthcare) met with three members of the Wayne UNC Healthcare Board in Goldsboro.  Barnes asked for a meeting with the board after several attempts…read more »

Goldsboro-Wayne NAACP To Fill Blessing Boxes On MLK Day

Goldsboro-Wayne NAACP To Fill Blessing Boxes On MLK Day

Like other like-minded organizations, the Goldsboro-Wayne branch of NAACP is remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 18, by ensuring the community receives much needed support, especially considering the impact of COVID-19 on those who are marginalized, hungry, and often forgotten. This will be accomplished by supporting The Blessing Box initiative of Goldsboro started…read more »

NAACP To Pursue Changing Name Of C.B. Aycock High School

NAACP To Pursue Changing Name Of C.B. Aycock High School

Could a new name be in the future for a Wayne County high school? Sylvia Barnes, the President of the Goldsboro-Wayne NAACP, has confirmed to Goldsboro Daily News the organization is hoping to change the name of Charles B. Aycock High School. The local NAACP chapter is not giving much more information on the matter…read more »

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