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Baltimore branch wins NAACP awards

The Baltimore City Branch of the NAACP was awarded two Thalheimer Awards during the National Convention in Las Vegas, branch President Tessa Hill-Aston announced on Thursday. Baltimore was chosen the best branch in the nation for publications, which includes its ...

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NAACP, Dunkin’ Brands partner on franchise initiative

The NAACP, headquartered in Baltimore, announced a partnership with Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, to create a diversity franchising initiative to increase the number of African-American-owned franchise businesses in the United States. Dunkin’ ...

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Biden decries voting restrictions in NAACP address

Vice President Joe Biden speaks on voting rights at the NAACP annual convention Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Vice President Joe Biden urged the NAACP on Wednesday to spread the word about what he called "a hailstorm" of measures to restrict citizens' ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party's base before the midterm elections.

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Joe Surkiewicz: Susan Goering—25 years at the ACLU of Maryland

Do you remember when you decided to become a lawyer? Susan Goering does. The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland was in sixth grade in rural Kansas, where she grew up in a liberal Mennonite family.

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