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Hall of Fame 2005

John J. Johnson

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John J. Johnson, Baltimore, Md. (1945- ): Mr. Johnson is a former president of the Franklin-Simpson County Branch of the NAACP. He currently serves as the Chief Programs Officer for the National NAACP. He has worked for the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights as well as the Louisville and Jefferson County Human Relations Commission. He has traveled the world on behalf of the NAACP to improve human rights and fairness. He directs programs to help military veterans, spur economic development for poor people, increase voter registration, encourage young entrepreneurs, and foster humane treatment for prison inmates. He has fought discrimination against African American military personnel in Germany and has made humanitarian visits to Zimbabwe, Africa.

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