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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 July

President of the Roanoke Chapter of the NAACP Reverend Charles T. Green Talks About His New Committee Against Total Action Against Poverty

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Reverend Charles T. Green, president of the Roanoke branch of the NAACP, gives an interview about the NAACP's sentiments on the allocation of funds in the Total Action Against Poverty program. Rev. Green accuses the Total Action Against Poverty of distributing funds to its top officials and inhibiting the money from reaching the poor. Green says that the Roanoke chapter of the NAACP has formed a standing committee to confront Total Action Against Poverty on their use of the word "qualified" in referring to African Americans.
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