Black History Month

            What we now know as Black History Month was originally founded as a week long celebration in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson. PBS is celebrating with a special line-up of new films and a digital partnership to unite over a century of black history and culture! Take a sneak […]


            Thank you to Lehigh Pizza, Wegmans, and Goosey Gander for making the Bethlehem NAACP Celebration complete by providing pizza, sandwiches, and salads!      

King Holiday 2014 Events

Join the Bethlehem NAACP on Sunday, January 19th at 3:30 pm and Monday, January 20th for our annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration. This year features a screening of “Backyard Philly Project” and presenters: Rev. Gracher Selby, Pastor of St. John AME Zion Church, Bethlehem, Dr. James West, Professor of Economics at Moravian College, […]

Bethlehem NAACP

The Bethlehem NAACP was founded in 1945 with Theodore Dennis as president. At this time meetings were held at the now defunct Colored Voters Association located in South Bethlehem on Brodhead Ave. (across from the Comfort Suites). The Bethlehem Unit #2250, pursued inequalities with the same enthusiasm and concern as the National office. For 65 […]

2013 ACT-SO Winners

2013 ACT-SO Competition Winners and Highest African-American Academic Achievers in the Bethlehem Area School District are honored at the Bethlehem NAACP’s 68th Annual Freedom Fund Dinner, held at the Comfort Suites in Bethlehem. Over 175 people from the Bethlehem community attended.