For the past two years, starting on 5 June 2020 and continuing into the present (at the current writing, July 2022), the Annville Town Square Protesters for Racial Justice have held more than 170 hour-long Black Lives Matter peaceful protest actions in the Annville Town Square, at the only stoplight in town at the intersection of Rt. 422 & Rt. 934. Ample free parking behind the Annville Town Hall, 36 N. Lancaster St. Everyone who believes that Black Lives Really Do Matter and who pledges to remain peaceful, even in the face of occasional racist taunts by passing motorists and pedestrians, is welcome to participate. Past protest actions are photo-documented on the Facebook page of NAACP Branch Secretary Michael Schroeder, at https://www.facebook.com/michael.schroeder.9674
For our September 5 meeting, the Lebanon County NAACP Reading Group will turn to the second half (chap. 13 to the end) of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, as told to Alex Haley, first published in 1965. We will meet in-person in the community room of the Lebanon Community Library, 125 North 7th Street Lebanon, PA 17046, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Our plan going forward is to meet on the first Monday of each month in the Library's community room. The staff has generously set the room aside for us during that hour, and have agreed to put it on their schedule of library events. In future months we'll be reading Isabel Wilkerson's book, Caste, and select essays from the 1619 Project. We hope you can join us!
All members of the Lebanon County Branch of the NAACP are warmly invited to attend our general membership meetings at 7:00 pm of the first Thursday of each month -- which means that our next general membership meeting is slate for 7 pm Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. Before the meeting, Branch members will be emailed an invitation, the Zoom link, the agenda, and the draft minutes of the last meeting -- all of which will also be available in our shared Google Drive folder. All members are warmly invited to suggest additional agenda items.