Contact Us

Lufkin NAACP Reorganizes Dormant Chapter

After being dormant for ten years, the Lufkin chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has reorganized and come back to life, with a new board that took office at the beginning of the year.

Brian Gomsak, Getty Images

New members were elected to the branch in November, according to NAACP Lufkin Branch President Guessippina Bonner.

The NAACP is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the country, known for marching, protesting and rallying against racial inequality, police brutality and discrimination.

Locally, the Lufkin chapter has made many positive changes, including bringing three elementary and primary schools to the North Lufkin area.

NAACP Trainer Ann Boney says many people think, incorrectly, the organization is just for blacks and African-Americans.  Boney says “It wasn’t just created by black people. It was created by black and white people whose interest was the enhancement of humanity.  That is what we are about here in Lufkin”

via Lufkin NAACP branch back after decade-long hiatus – The Lufkin Daily News: Local & State.

For more information on how to get involved with the NAACP, contact Lufkin Branch President Guessepina Bonner at 240-9300.

Best of KSFA

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KSFA VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KSFA VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.