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Chair: Vacant

The Committee on Communications, Press and Publicity seeks to: (1) promote media content consistent with fundamental NAACP goals, which include the elimination of racial isolation and fear and the furtherance of multi-racial and cultural understanding; (2) work to eliminate employment segregation and discrimination in those industries, [comprising the communications arts and sciences] (radio, telephone, television, motion pictures, newspapers, books, related computer communications, business, cable television); (3) ensure African American ownership and control of print and electronic media — both hardware and software; (4) monitor local and national media, especially advertising performance; (S) provide the National NAACP Office with research and data on those local businesses engaged in communications arts and sciences; (6) ensure that all people have a meaningful right to choose from and have access to a variety of high quality telecommunications goods and services at ra easonable cost; (7) secure publicity for the work of the Branch and the NAACP in the local press and on radio, television and other media; (8) interest persons in leadership positions in local news media on conditions affecting minority groups; (9) counteract derogatory and erroneous statements in local news media about African Americans and other minority groups; (10) be responsible for forwarding to THE CRISIS magazine items covering Branch activities and important local affairs; and (11) act as far as possible as an agency for the promotion and sale of THE CRISIS magazine. 


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