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Not Star Wars but Starbucks: From Boycott to Victory

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Phillip Jackson, Founder and Chairman, Board of Directors The Black Star Project

If Howard Shultz wasn’t the founder of Starbucks, he would have been one of the boycott protesters with us. He said he was “embarrassed” and “ashamed” by the arrest of two Black men in a Starbucks Store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who were taken away by police and subsequently

MARION COUNTY NAACP BRANCH ANNOUNCES NEW BRANCH LEADERSHIP

The Marion County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is excited to announce TiAnna Greene, as the new President of the Branch.

​Last year, the new, national leadership of the NAACP challenged local units to re-imagine and to reawaken our commitment to advancing equality for all people by renewing our community