by Georgia S. McCade
In 1951 when Donald Dean Haley graduated from Jefferson Davis Parish Training Colored School in Roanoke, Louisiana, his cousin Daniel Haley in Seattle asked him what he planned to do. Don answered, “Work in the rice field with Dad.” He was ever so wrong.
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by Susan Fried
Despite a band of dedicated volunteers attempting to get the word out, not too many people know about the NAACP’s ACT-SO program. The Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics, first began in Seattle in 1979 a year after it was first started at the Chicago NAACP branch by renowned journalist Vernon Jarrett. Continue reading Local Black Students Compete for Gold at the NAACP’s Version of the Academic Olympics