The Media Area NAACP Thanks The Supporters of the Youth Summit
50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Summer of 1963

    Agent Joe Feeney - State Farm - Glen Mills, PA
    Chick-fil-A - Lima, PA
    COSTCO - of Concordville, PA
    Entenmanns of Exton, PA
    Giant Super Market of Brookhaven, PA
    Giant Super Market - Bradford Square - West Chester, PA
    Herr's Potato Chips
    K Mart of Brookhaven, PA
    RAE Enterprises of Havertown, PA
    TD Bank of Media, PA
    The Law Firm of Leo Hackett - Media, PA
    Trader Joe's of Media, PA
    Wegman's of Downingtown, PA
    Wells Fargo Bank of Chadds Ford, PA
    Wendy's of Media, PA
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County Media, PA


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About The NAACP Media Branch

The Media Area Branch NAACP was established in the early 1920's. The Branch formation was in response to a series of unfortunate incidents that occurred in the Borough. These events began when a white Media High School female was criminally assaulted in the rural section of town near Lima.

In response to the dangers of the situation, community members John E. Jones and Percy O. Batipps, Sr. called on a group of local African American leaders to create a temporary organization for the general defense of the Black population.

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