I Advocate for Reparative Justice

The memory of my mother is with me as I write this. Her Maternal great-grandfather was born in 1823 and was freed by the Emancipation Proclamation ending slavery in the U.S. in 1863. He and his family worked to purchase 50 acres of land to improve their lives and to...
Jay Wagner: Mayor or City Attorney

Jay Wagner: Mayor or City Attorney

For over a week now I’ve tried to understand what took place at the last city council meeting, specifically with the Reparations Resolution. There are many things to address; however I must start at the top—Mayor Wagner. Mayor Wagner has clearly been opposed to...
REPARATIONS are Becoming a Reality

REPARATIONS are Becoming a Reality

On Monday, February 7th the High Point City Council voted 5-4 to adopt A Resolution for the One High Point Commission to Explore Community Reparations for the African American Citizens of High Point, North Carolina. The adoption of this resolution establishes the One...
Speak Up, Speak Out About Reparations!

Speak Up, Speak Out About Reparations!

High Point’s NAACP has laid the groundwork for a monumental paradigm shift to occur in the city through the Resolution to establish a Reparations Commission in High Point. Now, it is our turn as citizens of High Point to speak on the matter. Do you, or anyone...
THE CITY OF HIGH POINT VOTED TO CONTINUE A LEGACY OF INDIFFERENCE: DENIES HIGH POINT BRANCH OF NAACP’S REQUEST FOR COMMISSION ON REPARATIONS

THE CITY OF HIGH POINT VOTED TO CONTINUE A LEGACY OF INDIFFERENCE: DENIES HIGH POINT BRANCH OF NAACP’S REQUEST FOR COMMISSION ON REPARATIONS

On Monday, September 20, 2021, the High Point City Council unanimously voted to set aside a resolution by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) requesting the creation of a city commission to investigate reparations for High Point’s...
Health Committee News

Health Committee News

FREE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS hosted by the Old North State Medical Society & the High Point NAACP     Back to School     Back to Play    Back to Work Saturday, August 28th     10am – 2pm 701 E. Washington St High Point, NC 27260 Bountiful Land Food For All...
Please Get Rid of COVID-19

Please Get Rid of COVID-19

I’m tired of being in a pandemic! I miss going places without wearing a mask! I like to socialize and hug and shake hands and just mingle with my friends, church family, AKA sorority sisters, Hampton University Alumni, NAACP, family and neighbors!  I enjoy...