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NAACP / Financial Crisis #161398

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 09, 1995
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Minneapolis: Ron Claiborne) The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) 's struggle to stay alive amidst its financial crisis examined; scenes shown from the convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) chairwoman Myrlie EVERS-WILLIAMS - says we must get our financial house in order.] The ousting of the organization's executive director Benjamin Chavis and chairman William Gibson, both of whom were accused of lavish spending, noted. [Dismissed fund raiser Gil JONAS - says the money was not monitored.] The recent attack in Congress and the Supreme Court on civil rights gains recalled. [Columnist Carl ROWAN - calls this the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) 's most serious crisis.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Simpson, Carole

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