Boston NAACP Centennial Golf Classic

The NAACP Boston branch plans first annual golf tournament to kick off a year of celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the oldest chartered branch in the Nation. This is your opportunity to support the Branch, network with Boston's most prominent political and business leaders while enjoying the great game of golf.  Read more

Election seen as pivotal for Hub’s NAACP branch

Alex Owens, Special to the Reporter
Nov. 10, 2010

Bill OwensBill OwensMichael CurryMichael CurryBoston’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Branch will hold elections later this month— and the contest between two men seeking to lead the group is increasingly viewed as a referendum on the group’s future.

Former State Senator Bill Owens and local attorney Michael Curry are both vying to succeed Karen Payne, who stepped down as president of the Boston chapter earlier this year to run for state representative. Members of the NAACP will vote in a secret ballot election on November 29 from 5-9 p.m. at Roxbury Community College. The two men will appear in a debate set for Nov. 22 at the Vine Street Community Center in Roxbury.  Read more