Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

NAACP President To Raise Awareness, Encourage Education.(New Mexico & The West)

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writer

The newly installed president of the Albuquerque branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, has plenty of issues he wants to tackle during his two-year term, which starts Jan. 1 the biggest one being visibility.

For a state that prides itself on its multicultural makeup, the African American community still remains overlooked, he said.

Harold Bailey, the new president of the local chapter was installed as the leader of the organization along with seven other new officers during a Saturday afternoon ceremony at the Thomas Bell Community Center. State District Court Judge Tommy Jewell swore in the officials. …

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