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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

4805 Mt. Hope Drive

Baltimore, Maryland 21215

United States

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About the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP): Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. The organization's half-mil ... more

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Emerald Coast Utilities Authority

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District 3 Emerald Coast Utilities Authority

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Escambia County School District

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SPLC Eyes Escambia | inweekly [cached]

None of this was a surprise to Elvin McCorvey, head of the local chapter of the NAACP and a former school district administrator. He had raised such issues during his time as the district's equal employment officer.

"I brought all this to the attention of the superintendent's office," McCorvey said.
The former administrator said he feels local African-American students have long endured the scene laid out in the SPLC complaints. He too connected dots between the discipline disparity and the high dropout rates among blacks in the area.
"Students are encouraged to drop out of school," he said.
McCorvey disagreed. He sees disparity in discipline as an ongoing issue.
McCorvey, who described the school district as being in denial, said he hopes the SPLC complaints shine light on what he views as a pervasive issue. He's hopeful the complaints will spur the school district into changing.
"I think it's going to force the district to take a look at what they're doing because now they're under the gun," McCorvey said, estimating the process may take a couple of years. | AWARE! [cached]

Guests include noted civil rights icon, Reverend H.K. Matthews; Dr. Calvin Avant, Director of the Escambia-Pensacola Human Relations Commission; Ellison Bennett, a representative with SCLC, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Pensacola Chapter; Elvin McCorvey, President of NAACP, Pensacola Branch; Jerry McIntosh with Movement for Change; Susan Watson, Regional Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, Karyn M. Combs, an educator, author and a representative with the NAACP Okaloosa County Branch; Sabu Williams, President of the NAACP, Okaloosa County Branch; and June Yen Stinnett, who is also a member of SCLC, Pensacola Chapter.

Elvin McCorvey - Pensapedia, the Pensacola encyclopedia [cached]

Elvin McCorvey

Elvin McCorvey
Elvin McCorvey is the current Escambia County District 3 representative on the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority Board and the president of the Pensacola Branch of the NAACP.

Elvin McCorvey, president of ... [cached]

Elvin McCorvey, president of the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said that King's arrest was a tragedy for the local community.

"I'm very disappointed that this has happened, because Rev. King was a man that I held in high esteem," McCorvey said.

Forever free, forever grateful | Local News | [cached]

NAACP President Elvin McCorvey and First Vice President Burnette Les King were sworn in, along with several other organization officers.

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