We will have our monthly meeting this Saturday at 1:00 PM at Mount Olive Baptist Church (1015 N Monroe St.). Whether you’re already a member, considering membership, or just curious about our organization, we would love to see you there.
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Please attend tonight’s Amarillo Independent School Board meeting February 27th at 6 pm 7200 Interstate 40 West. Let your voice be heard!
Amarillo Branch NAACP
Dr. M. L. King Jr.
Black History Banquet
APD Chief Ed Drain
February 25, 2017
In this Moment
707 S Polk St
High School & College Students $15.00
Middle School & Under $12.00
Reserved Tables for Eight $250.00
For tickets/tables please call Sharon Anthony @ 806-382-8495 or Freda Powell @806-341-8280
Parking on Street or in Open Lot Across the Street
The Amarillo Branch NAACP will have their monthly meeting Saturday, February 11, at 1:00 pm at the Mount Olive Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1015 North Monroe. The Public is invited to attend.
DUE TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MARCH AND PROGRAM AS BEEN CANCELED. STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Amarilloans to mark MLK Day with march to Potter County Courthouse on Jan. 16
AMARILLO, Texas (Jan. 9, 2017) – The Amarillo Branch NAACP plans its annual march to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16.
Marchers will gather at 10 a.m. at MLK Park, 1501 W. Amarillo Blvd. (west of the Hughes Street intersection), and begin the march toward downtown at 11 a.m. The march will cross the DeVaughn-Cortez Connector, proceed east on Southwest Third Avenue then south on Fillmore Street, concluding at the old Potter County Courthouse, Southeast Fifth Avenue at Fillmore Street. A program will follow at noon. For participants who cannot make the walk, transportation will be provided from MLK Park to the courthouse.
All are welcome to join their neighbors in remembering Dr. King and his dream of a diverse and united nation.
Amarillo Police Chief Ed Drain will be the keynote speaker at the noon program. In the event of inclement weather, the march will be canceled but the courthouse event will take place as planned.
Congratulations to Joel Miller III, graduated from Amarillo College on 12/16/2016 grandson of Amarillo Branch NAACP Vice President Lillie Miller…..(Pictured with father Joel Miller) Young Mr. Miller is heading to West Texas A & M University and is striving to become an educator. He was also a recipient of a NAACP Scholarship out of high school