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Keseys Ghost Donating Member (649 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 11:47 AM
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"Poverty politics and the war in Iraq": NAACP's White Female President
Edited on Sat Mar-04-06 11:58 AM by Keseys Ghost
...Covington attorney Annie Spell is the only white, female NAACP chapter president in the United States. On Saturday evening, she was among the speakers to address the Greater Tangipahoa NAACP's Freedom Fund Banquet on the SLU campus. She pulled no punches.

In a drum beat of criticism against the Bush administration, Spell called the government to task on such hot-button issues as "illegal" wiretaps, Katrina relief, the occupation of Iraq, inadequate public education, and what she called "poverty politics" in Louisiana and across America....

http://goplies.mydd.com /

For background, also see:

...Attorney and activist Annie Spell endured death threats and the loss of a Girl Scout troop on her way to becoming one of the country's few white NAACP branch presidents....

http://www.bestofneworleans.com/dispatch/2005-05-24/new...


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Plausible Donating Member (386 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 11:50 AM
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1. Annie is the best n/t
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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 11:51 AM
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2. White female president. Now that is integration. Love it when we can
work together.
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Acebass Donating Member (926 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 12:20 PM
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3. Known this lady for sometime now...
Glad she's on our side!...and a team member at http://politicalswitchboard.invisionzone.com/index.php?...

She's the real deal my friends! If we had more like her this world would be a better place!...
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