NAACP honors local heroes and heroines

The Lexington chapter of the NAACP in partnership with the Zeta Rho chapter of Theta Chi at the University of Kentucky has kicked off a week-long educational campaign on social media to raise awareness about the history of the organization, Civil Rights and Voting Rights issues, and the current push for racial equality that includes those earlier missions and new efforts such as Black Lives Matter.


Wednesday, the NAACP also paused to introduce and recognize some of its many voices, local heroes and heroines.


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OUR MISSION

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

OUR VISION

The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.