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Houston Chronicle
Willie Nelson: Who'll Buy My Memories? (Again)lyrics by Nelson and Johnny Cash. Also included will be pieces of correspondenc
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
lyrics by Nelson and Johnny Cash. Also included will be pieces of correspondence with people like Waylon Jennings, Leon Russell and President Jimmy Carter. And for those whose decor tastes run toward the cowboy hippie aesthetic, there will... Read more
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Dyersburg State Gazette
On the RecordTamira Chantae Reber- speeding, continued Ronald Patrick Rhodes- driving while
Dyersburg State Gazette / Posted yesterday
Tamira Chantae Reber- speeding, continued Ronald Patrick Rhodes- driving while license revoked, continued Leon Russell- driving while license suspended- 2nd or subsequent, establishment of speed zones, financial responsibility law,... Read more
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ABC News
Avicii's new EP has 'mixed results'Like Medicine” finds A.J. Croce working with legendary titans like Steve Croppe
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Like Medicine” finds A.J. Croce working with legendary titans like Steve Cropper and co-writing a song with the late Leon Russell. Croce takes an understandably large chunk of influence from his legendary dad, singer Jim, even taking on his... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Bidding adieuwas an amazing session guitarist, but in a Rolling Stone obituary on Tuesday, o
Barrie Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
was an amazing session guitarist, but in a Rolling Stone obituary on Tuesday, one of his fellow Wrecking Crew players, Leon Russell, had this to say: “His deal was that he didn’t read music, so they would play it one time for him, and he had... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Native son, singer Campbell dies1960, Campbell moved to Los Angeles and joined The Wrecking Crew, a group of st
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
1960, Campbell moved to Los Angeles and joined The Wrecking Crew, a group of studio musicians that included keyboardist Leon Russell and drummer Hal Blaine. He played on recordings for Nat King Cole, Nancy Sinatra, Ricky Nelson and others. He... Read more
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cmt.com
Photo Gallery: Glen Campbell Through the YearsOchs Archives/Getty Images On Tour With the Beach Boys (1965) Michael Ochs Ar
cmt.com / Posted 8 days ago
Ochs Archives/Getty Images On Tour With the Beach Boys (1965) Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images In the Studio With Leon Russell Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images With Guitarist James Burton on a Session in 1967 Jasper Dailey/Michael... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Eight facts about Glen Campbellof highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists B
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
of highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists Barney Kessel and James Burton, and pianists Leon Russell and Mac "Dr John" Rebennack. Among the hit songs Campbell played on were Elvis Presley's Viva Las Vegas and the... Read more
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News.com.au
Eight facts about Glen Campbellof highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists B
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
of highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists Barney Kessel and James Burton, and pianists Leon Russell and Mac "Dr John" Rebennack. Among the hit songs Campbell played on were Elvis Presley's Viva Las Vegas and the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Country musician Glen Campbell has died at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Country musician Glen Campbell has died at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Country musician Glen Campbell has died at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Country musician Glen Campbell has died at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Country musician Glen Campbell has died at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
KIVI Boise / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Country musician Glen Campbell has died at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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Reuters
Eight facts about veteran country musician Glen Campbellof highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists B
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
of highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists Barney Kessel and James Burton, and pianists Leon Russell and Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack. Among the hit songs Campbell played on were Elvis Presley's "Viva Las Vegas" and... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Glen Campbell, Hit Singer and Guitarist, Dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed “Wrecking Crew” of L.A.
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed “Wrecking Crew” of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Glen Campbell, American rock and country music legend, dies aged 81of highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists B
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
of highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists Barney Kessel and James Burton, and pianists Leon Russell and Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack. Among the hit songs Campbell played on were Elvis Presley's "Viva Las Vegas" and... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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News 8000
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
KTXS Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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Pitchfork
Glen Campbell Dead at 81in Los Angeles as part of the hit-making session musician collective, the Wreck
Pitchfork / Posted 9 days ago
in Los Angeles as part of the hit-making session musician collective, the Wrecking Crew (alongside artists including Leon Russell and Dr. John). He was briefly a member of the Champs after they scored a hit with “Tequila.” For a short period,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
KECI Missoula / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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Gulf News
'Rhinestone Cowboy' singer Glen Campbell diesof highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists B
Gulf News / Posted 9 days ago
of highly regarded Los Angeles studio musicians that also included guitarists Barney Kessel and James Burton, and pianists Leon Russell and Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack. Among the hit songs Campbell played on were Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas” and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Glen Campbell, country music legend, has died at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed “Wrecking Crew” of L.A.
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed “Wrecking Crew” of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Glen Campbell, hit singer and guitarist, dead at 81speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A.
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 9 days ago
speed and his brilliant ear. He was part of the famed "Wrecking Crew" of L.A. session musicians that included Hal Blaine, Leon Russell, Larry Knechtel and Carol Kaye. The crack band played on records by Phil Spector, Gary Lewis and the Playboys,... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver’s Terry Currier, Music Millennium owner, honored by city of PortlandJohnson, Bob Ancheta and Willie Nelson. “It kind of changed my life,” he said.
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
Johnson, Bob Ancheta and Willie Nelson. “It kind of changed my life,” he said. A year later, he went to his first concert: Leon Russell, with blues guitarist John Nitzinger as the opening act. Two weeks later, he convinced DJ’s Sound City, a record... Read more
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The Hindu
A prayer for President Trump— we’ve lost the will of the current administration to listen to issues facing
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
— we’ve lost the will of the current administration to listen to issues facing the black community,” NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in response to the President turning down his invitation. Push-back Ministers in support of the President... Read more
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NBC News
AIrbnb announces partnership, revenue share with NAACPWednesday’s formal announcement before several hundred NAACP members, flanked b
NBC News / Posted 21 days ago
Wednesday’s formal announcement before several hundred NAACP members, flanked by Johnson and National Board Chairman, Leon Russell. He asked the audience to remember that corporate backers such as JP Morgan Chase, UPS and other companies help... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
KTXS Abilene / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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News 8000
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
News 8000 / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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KECI Missoula
NAACP retools for Trump eraPresident has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil
KECI Missoula / Posted 21 days ago
President has chosen to turn his back on the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization," NAACP Board Chairman Leon Russell said in a statement. Trump's decision, he added, "underscores the harsh fact: we've lost the will of the current... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
NAACP names Derrick Johnson interim presidentthink of a better, more battle-tested or more qualified individual to guide the
The Charlotte Post / Posted 22 days ago
think of a better, more battle-tested or more qualified individual to guide the NAACP through this transition period,” said Leon Russell, the chairman of the board of the NAACP. “Derrick’s longtime service with the Association will allow him to... Read more
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New America Media
NAACP Names Interim President and CEObeing eroded every day. We remain steadfast and immovable, and stand ready on t
New America Media / Posted 23 days ago
being eroded every day. We remain steadfast and immovable, and stand ready on the front lines for the fight for justice.” Leon Russell, NAACP board chairman, said Johnson is the right person to lead the organization through this important... Read more
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Black Press USA
NAACP Names Derrick Johnson as Interim Presidentthink of a better, more battle-tested or more qualified individual to guide the
Black Press USA / Posted 24 days ago
think of a better, more battle-tested or more qualified individual to guide the NAACP through this transition period,” said Leon Russell, the chairman of the board of the NAACP. “Derrick’s longtime service with the Association will allow him to... Read more
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Boston Globe
NAACP to embark on listening tour to plan its futurewaste any time getting to it,’’ Johnson said. He will be one of the people join
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
waste any time getting to it,’’ Johnson said. He will be one of the people joining the organization’s listening tour. Leon Russell, the NAACP’s national board chairman, said the organization needs to figure out how best to support civil rights... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia NAACP president steps down with an eye toward politicsPoor People’s Campaign. "You can't look at young folks and say you're going to
ajc.com / Posted 25 days ago
Poor People’s Campaign. "You can't look at young folks and say you're going to be the leaders of the future,” said Leon Russell, chairman of the NAACP board of directors. “You have to give them the opportunity to lead now and that's what... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
NAACP names current vice chair Derrick Johnson to interim president and CEOthink of a better, more battle-tested or more qualified individual to guide the
The Birmingham Times / Posted 25 days ago
think of a better, more battle-tested or more qualified individual to guide the NAACP through this transition period,” said Leon Russell, Board Chairman of the NAACP. “Derrick’s longtime service with the Association will allow him to take decisive... Read more
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