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NAACP Statement on Florida State Juvenile Justice System

The NAACP responds to the Miami Herald series, “Fight Club" ...

'Bringing the Love' Gospel and Jazz Festival, Nov. 5

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Portland City Council Approves Plan to Create 1,300 Affordable Housing Units

City will begin accepting proposals for affordable housing development later this month ...

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Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

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The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

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Lessons From Vanport: Don’t Let History Wash Away

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ENTERTAINMENT

Michelle Obama
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is set to pay a visit to "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert."

CBS says she'll be a guest on the show's Sept. 28 edition.

Mrs. Obama will highlight "Let Girls Learn," which aims to help the more than 62 million girls around the world attend school and complete their educations.

She also will address her "Reach Higher" initiative, an effort to inspire students to take charge of their future by completing their higher education.

"The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" airs weeknights on CBS at 11:35 p.m. EDT.

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