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The 106th Annual NAACP Convention


Philadelphia, PA
July 11–15, 2015


Phi Beta Sigma 2015 International Conclave


Little Rock, AK
July 15–19, 2015


Alpha Kappa Alpha Leadership Conference


Chicago, IL
July 15–19, 2015


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Indianapolis, IN
July 17–21, 2015



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