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Mary Ratliff observes 100 years of NAACP history

February 13, 2009 | 4:16 p.m. CST
Mary Ratliff, president of both the NAACP's local chapter as well as the Missouri state chapter, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the organization Feb. 12 at the Second Baptist Church. Ratliff, who lived in Mississippi at a time when the NAACP was banned in that state, moved to Columbia with her family in 1957.

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