Pennsylvania NAACP Elects New State President

    Dr. Joan Evelyn Duvall-Flynn has been elected to lead the Pennsylvania Conference of NAACP Branches. In their state elections held in Washington, PA on October, 24th , the delegates at the bi-annual state convention choose to move into the future with a strong civil rights agenda for Pennsylvania.
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About The NAACP Media Branch

The Media Area Branch NAACP was established in the early 1920's. The Branch formation was in response to a series of unfortunate incidents that occurred in the Borough. These events began when a white Media High School female was criminally assaulted in the rural section of town near Lima.

In response to the dangers of the situation, community members John E. Jones and Percy O. Batipps, Sr. called on a group of local African American leaders to create a temporary organization for the general defense of the Black population.

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