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… Read More
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The Crisis is the official publication of the NAACP. It is a quarterly journal of civil rights, history, politics, and culture and seeks to educate and challenge its readers about issues that continue to plague African Americans and other communities of color.