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  • Willis Edwards NAACP and Civil Rights Activist Dies at 66

    Jul 13, 12 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *It’s a sad day in black Hollywood. Willis Edwards, longtime president of the Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch of the NAACP, has passed away at the age of 66. During his tenure at the NAACP, Edwards was instrumental in launching the NAACP Image Awards on national TV. Later, as the vice president of development and planning for […]