Vernon F. Dahmer, Sr., NAACP Activist – 50th Anniversary of His Murder by KKK

01/09/2016 Vernon Ferdinand Dahmer, Sr. (March 10, 1908 – January 10, 1966)  was an African American Civil Rights leader and president of the Forrest County chapter of the NAACP in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Early life Vernon Dahmer was born on March 10, 1908 in the Kelly Settlement, Forrest County, Mississippi to Ellen Louvenia (Kelly) and George Washington Dahmer. George Dahmer was a Caucasian man identified as being […]Read Post ›

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Pres Obama takes Actions to Reduce Gun Violence, Protect the 2nd Amendment and Our Youth

01/04/2016   Gun violence in the United States results in thousands of deaths and injuries annually. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2013, firearms were used in 84,258 nonfatal injuries (26.65 per 100,000 U.S. citizens)  and 11,208 deaths by homicide (3.5 per 100,000), 21,175 by suicide with a firearm, 505 deaths due to accidental discharge of a firearm, and […]Read Post ›