The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights for all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet
The Coronavirus pandemic has hit communities of color–especially African Americans–disproportionately hard. African Americans are twice as likely to die from the virus. Our community needs the FACTS! The Louisville Branch NAACP has produced this Fact Sheet to give you our constituents the FACTS. Know the FACTS and protect you, your family, your neighbor, and our community.
Pictured left: President of the Louisville BranchNAACP, Raoul Cunningham receives his COVID-19 vaccine in February of 2021.
From the ballot box to the classroom, the dedicated workers, organizers, and leaders who forged this great organization and maintain its status as a champion of social justice, fought long and hard to ensure that the voices of African Americans would be heard. For nearly one hundred years, it has been the talent and tenacity of NAACP members that has saved lives and changed many negative aspects of American society.