Letter: Aiken NAACP celebrates 100 years | Opinions and Editorials


It’s great to see positive news relating to the African-American community in the Aiken Standard. The Center for African American History, Art and Culture is poised to be a premier Aiken tourism destination, but the community must support the institution. The Aiken County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a proud sponsor of the weekend of free events that culminated Sunday with our 100th anniversary celebration.

The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of everyone and to eliminate race-based discrimination. The Aiken Branch NAACP was founded in 1918, nine years after the creation of the…

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