Governor speaks at convention of NC NAACP

Governor speaks at convention of NC NAACP

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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 04: North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue speaks on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on October 12, 2012 at 5:18 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Gov. Beverly Perdue will give the keynote address at the annual convention of the North Carolina conference of the NAACP. 

Perdue will speak Friday at the convention in Raleigh, which is focusing on strategies to protect voting rights.  

The state NAACP president, the Rev. William Barber, will speak to the convention Saturday morning about the state of civil rights in North Carolina. On Sunday, the national NAACP president, Ben Jealous, speaks to the convention. 
 

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