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National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Annual Report of 1978

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.177 Author/Creator: National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: June 1978 Pagination: 120 p. ; 21.5 x 14 cm.

One pamphlet entitled, "Annual Report of 1978," dated June 1978. Posts organization highlights: notices of employment and retirement, affirmative action, school desegregation, the ACT-SO program, annual convention, television codes, and finances.

The Academic, Cultural, Technological, & Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) program that started in 1977 for underserved black students throughout the country through mentorships and academic workshops.

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