Lorraine C. Miller and Roslyn M. Brock, NAACP
'Tis the season to reflect on the year that's passed and look forward to what lies ahead. We've accomplished so much together this year, and we cannot wait to see what's in store for the NAACP in 2014.
But before you begin your celebrations, we want to wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season on behalf of the NAACP.
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