Editorial: NAACP needs support of all of us to revive local chapter

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By The Kentucky Standard Editorial Board

An effort is underway to revive a local presence of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Bardstown, and it needs the community to buy in.

The local chapter was dissolved in 2005, but its charter can be reactivated by the national organization if 50 members join.

That is a high hurdle for a community the size of Nelson County. But that is the national policy, according to the state conference president, Raoul Cunningham.

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