HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The state NAACP is holding its 68th annual convention in High Point, and it begins with a day dedicated to religion.
The conference opens Thursday at Williams Memorial CME Church with speeches and panel discussions on issues such as the role of the church in building organizations. Friday's events focus on more political issues and open with a speech by UAW vice president General Holiefield.
Gov. Beverly Perdue is scheduled to attend the luncheon Friday.
A session about the state of education in North Carolina opens Saturday's session. It closes later that day with an awards banquet.
Events Friday and Saturday will be held at the Best Western Plus Hotel.
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