NAACP Hosts Memorial Membership Drive

The Lauderdale County Chapter of the NAACP is sponsoring a membership drive and reception Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Unifam House, 621 30th Avenue/Obie Clark Drive, Meridian.

The drive is part of the organization's Memorial Membership Drive, held in remembrance of the three civil rights workers, James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman, who were killed 50 years ago in Neshoba County during Freedom Summer.