After leading the NAACP Buffalo Branch for the past two decades, Frank Mesiah is handing the reins to the organization's new president. The Reverend Mark Blue says he'd like to have a "resurgence of education" on what the NAACP is, and what it isn't.
WBFO's Michael Mroziak interviews Reverend Mark Blue, the new president of the Buffalo Chapter of the NAACP.
More affordable housing is coming to Buffalo's East Side thanks to some help from Washington. The Federal Home Loan Bank is providing a $300,000 grant for Bellamy Commons on Jefferson Avenue near East Ferry Street.
Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama that came to be known as “Bloody Sunday.” When the marches were happening, NAACP Buffalo Branch President, Frank Mesiah, was active in civil rights in Buffalo.
In commemoration of the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case, “Brown v. Board of Education,” a symposium was held at the Central Library in Buffalo Tuesday. The event featured a panel of community stakeholders, discussing how the decision impacted local public schools and neighborhoods.