This past weekend, on Saturday, May 13, Active San Gabriel Valley organization hosted an African American History bike ride, highlighting the many landmarks and stories of the rich Black History of Pasadena. Led by NAACP Pasadena Chapter President Allen Edson, community members were able to learn about Pasadena’s Black heritage.
NAACP PASADENA – SERVING FOR OVER 100 YEARS
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Today the Pasadena Branch is still fighting for the basic human dignities due human beings, in the City of Pasadena. Get involved! Consider a membership so we can become stronger.
“DARKNESS CANNOT DRIVE OUT DARKNESS; ONLY LIGHT CAN DO THAT. HATE CANNOT DRIVE OUT HATE; ONLY LOVE CAN DO THAT. INJUSTICE ANYWHERE IS A THREAT TO JUSTICE EVERYWHERE.”DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
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The Pasadena Branch has a more than 100 year history in Pasadena. It was charted by the National Office on September 8, 1919, and was the 16th charter issued by the National NAACP. The Branch was founded when a small group of citizens answered the call of John Wright to respond to the needs of minority people in Pasadena. Their first step was to build an organization which served as the voice of all those denied the basic dignities rightfully due human beings, especially African American citizens in the City of Pasadena.
NAACP Members: A Community Making a Difference
When you become a member of the NAACP, you are doing more than joining an organization; you are becoming a part of a community.
Our membership community is the reason we’ve been able to protect, defend, and fight for our civil rights and human rights – for over a century.
If you care about fighting the racial disparities that are still too prevalent in America, the NAACP is the place where you can make a difference.