NAACP

June 08, 2020 11:23 AM MDT
In a piece published Monday on Medium.com, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and three leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are calling on all Americans to embrace Jesus Christ’s simple but challenging model that can lead to racial peace and harmony. The prophet is joined by Derrick Johnson (NAACP president and CEO), Leon Russell (NAACP chairman of the board) and the Rev. Amos C. Brown (NAACP chairman emeritus of religious affairs).
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January 21, 2020 02:13 AM MST
Last summer, President Russell M. Nelson and NAACP President Derrick Johnson issued a joint invitation for all “to work with greater civility, to eliminate prejudice of all kinds, and focus on important interests that we have in common.”
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By  LDS Living
July 26, 2019 11:58 AM MDT
Reverend Amos C. Brown is the pastor of the Third Baptist Church of San Francisco, a civil rights activist, and chair of religious affairs for the NAACP. So why was this Baptist pastor drawn to a hymn of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? It's because he sees "Come, Come Ye Saints" as a symbol of hope and love. He understands it is a hymn about enduring trials while remaining true to your faith in God, a song that echoes the message of the Baptist hymn "Lift Every Voice and Sing."
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By  LDS Living
July 22, 2019 01:54 PM MDT
"I don't consider it to be accidental. It was providential that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the NAACP would come together on common ground," pastor of San Fransisco's Third Baptist Church Reverend Amos Brown said in a Church video. "We need each other. We should not turn on each other during these difficult times."
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July 22, 2019 12:19 PM MDT
"As president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I pray that we may increasingly call each other dear friends. May we go forward doing our best to exemplify the two great commandments — to love God and love each of his children," President Nelson said at the NAACP's 110th national convention. "Arm in arm and shoulder to shoulder, may we strive to lift our brothers and sisters everywhere, in every way we can. This world will never be the same. My dear friends, I thank you."
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July 17, 2019 03:11 PM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will address the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) July 21, 2019, in Detroit, Michigan. Newsroom will publish multimedia resources and President Nelson’s full transcript.
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May 13, 2019 12:25 PM MDT
Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints honored the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Saturday night for the organization’s commitment to advancing equality and justice in society.
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October 09, 2018 01:34 PM MDT
While you might think organizing, conducting, and speaking at a two-day worldwide conference broadcast to millions around the world in over 40 languages would be the enough to keep our Church leaders occupied this past weekend, that wasn't the case. They also met with senior leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on Friday, October 5, and Saturday, October 6, 2018.
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September 27, 2018 09:29 AM MDT
Latter-day Saints were blown away last general conference by the whirlwind of changes and announcements that took place. But that was just a small taste of what we've been experiencing these past six months. Here are the changes that have happened since last general conference that prove our Church is a living Church directed by the Lord's chosen messenger today.
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July 16, 2018 11:25 AM MDT
"This is the very same training our church has used for years for our own members with good results," Elder Gerard said about a historic initiative that will be based on the Church's global reliance program. "We will work in harmony and learn from each other to significantly increase opportunity among our brothers and sisters whom we identify and invite together at the local level."
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