Martha's Vineyard NAACP

NAACP Continues the Dream at MLK Day Event

Monday’s keynote speaker was Mariama White-Hammond, an activist and founding pastor of New Roots African Methodist Episcopal Church in Dorchester.

MV NAACP Holds Police Reform Panel Monday

The Martha's Vineyard Branch of the NAACP holds a second panel discussion on police reform in Massachusetts.

Heritage Trail Dedicates New Site

The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard will soon include a new site, organizers said, with a celebration planned August 22.

Martin Luther King Luncheon Remembers, Looks to the Future

The dining area of the Portuguese American Club in Oak Bluffs was filled on Monday afternoon for the annual MLK luncheon hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Chapter of the NAACP.

Oak Bluffs to Hold Public Forum on Fate of Civil War Monument

An emotionally charged debate over whether two plaques on a Civil War monument in Oak Bluffs should stay or be removed remains unsettled.

Civil War Statue Debate Dominates Oak Bluffs Meeting

In a sometimes tense, sometimes emotional debate, Oak Bluffs selectmen heard arguments for and against a request to remove plaques from a Civil War monument.

Head of NAACP Pauses Briefly for Martha's Vineyard Vacation

For Derrick Johnson, president of the NAACP, coming to the Island from his home in Jackson, Miss., for a weeklong vacation this month was an easy choice.

NAACP Celebrates Tradition of Service and Advocacy on MLK Day

The Martha’s Vineyard chapter celebrated another year of service and advocacy on Martin Luther King, Jr. day with a luncheon and workshop.

Island NAACP Looks to Next Generation at Awards Ceremony

The Vineyard chapter honored the next generation of leaders at the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. event, held at the Portuguese-American Club Sunday.

Vineyard Chapter of NAACP to Honor Youth

On Sunday, as part of the 30th annual Martin Luther King Day membership event, the Martha’s Vineyard chapter of the NAACP will honor two high school students, Olivia Jacobs and Jared Livingston, for their service to the community.