NAACP President Ophelia Averitt was very excited to see the many voter registrations cards presented by youths attending. “This makes me feel so good that our future leaders are thinking about what’s important, their right to vote.”
- Thursday, 07 June 2012 14:29
She also likes keeping his memorial nice and neat with flowers because that was the life that Rufus lead. “He was into landscaping and was even employed as a landscaper. He loved flowers and keeping things beautified.”
- Friday, 04 May 2012 15:31
He has been instrumental in organizing and promoting jobs rallies in Akron and fought (non-violently of course) to prevent the privatization of the Akron Sewer System.
- Tuesday, 10 April 2012 00:00
For this civil rights organization, she also represents the Akron Branch as “Voting Delegate,” attending yearly State and National Conventions. She also utilizes her time as a photojournalist, covering stories from NAACP events.