“93 years of making democracy work” President and CEO:
SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership
“Redeeming the Soul of America Since 1957…Building on
Our Legacy to Effect Change.” Chair: Martin Luther King III.
The National Black Chamber of Commerce
Represents 100,000 black-owned businesses.
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Started by the founders of Black History Month, the Association was created by Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson and others in Chicago in 1915. Promotes the understanding of the role of African Americans in American life and history.
National Urban League
Their mission: to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance,
parity and power and civil rights. President and CEO: Hugh B. Price.
Publisher of the annual report called State of Black America.
Advocating for black causes. Jesse Jackson is their leader.
The Huey P. Newton Foundation
Carries on the Black Panther Party’s goal of fostering progressive social change
CORE-Online (Congress of
“60 Years of Service to America” National Chairman:
Roy Innis. Spend a day with their archives housed at the Wisconsin
Historical Society in Madison and you will hold history in your
Source for African American organizations, churches and radio stations.
More interesting sites you might want to try.
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