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In Memoriam

Dr. Maxine Smith

Dr. Maxine Smith was Executive Secretary of the Memphis Branch of the NAACP from 1962 to 1995. In 1971, she became the first African American to be elected to the Memphis Board of Education. She served as President of the Memphis Board of Education for two terms. In 2003, Dr. Smith and Bill Clinton were awarded the prestigious Freedom Award by the National Civil Rights Museum, and in 2004 she was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters from her alma mater, Spelman College.

Dr. Maxine A. Smith, a mentor to Black women and women of color who was Empowered, Invested and Committed to the civil and educational rights of African Americans. She will be truly missed.


Have You Visited a "Pregnancy Resource" or " Crisis Pregnancy" Center?

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Have you visited a "pregnancy resource" or "crisis pregnancy" center? Did you expect to see a doctor and get options about having an abortion? But instead, it was not an abortion clinic?

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Nelson Mandela symbolizes the essence of a human rights fighter

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The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder posted the story "Nelson Mandela symbolizes the essence of a human rights fighter"

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Young people of color “choose” to be stakeholders in their reproductive and sexual health

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MEMPHIS, TN - November 18, 2013 - Shelby County teens become direct stakeholders in themselves, their families and their communities through sex education, policy and advocacy provided through the Choose2Wait campaign, a program of SisterReach


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