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Greater Springfield NAACP annual banquet focuses on voter rights, need to increase minimum wage
By Suzanne McLaughlin, The Republican
on May 18, 2013
The Rev. Talbert W. Swan II said that since he was elected president of the NAACP in June, 2011, the membership has increased.
“We have revitalized the brand,” he said. “We are alive and well.”
Speakers at the annual dinner focused on threats to voter rights and the need to make the minimum wage “a living wage.”
“Voters in Massachusetts are fortunate,” Swan said. He said there are efforts in other parts of the country to require photo identification to vote.
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