National Baptists, NAACP co-sponsor empowerment conference

By Bob Allen |  November 12, 2011

ST. LOUIS (ABP) – The NAACP and National Baptist Convention are gathering together Nov. 10-12 in St. Louis to co-sponsor a conference on “Faith, Family and Community Empowerment.”

Speakers include NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous, who was scheduled to give a Friday address at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis.

“The NAACP is proud to partner with the National Baptist Convention to not only shine a light on the problems and struggles our nation is experiencing today, but also find real, practical solutions," Jealous said in a press release.

This is the first time the two organizations have co-sponsored the event, a decision shaped by the political, social and economic forecast for 2012 and beyond.

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