African-American Caucus of the North Carolina Democratic Party to swear in executive officers
RALEIGH — New executive officers for the African-American Caucus of the North Carolina Democratic Party will be sworn in Saturday.
The caucus promotes political participation and education within the African-American community and encourages African-Americans to seek public office.
The group works with the Democratic Party leadership to strengthen the party as a whole.
Executive officers were elected Nov. 11 at a convention in Greensboro. They will be installed Associate Justice Michael Morgan of the N.C. Supreme Court.
Saturday’s ceremony will be at 1 p.m. at Goodwin House, 220 Hillsborough St. in Raleigh.
The officers include:
- Linda Wilkins-Daniels, president.
- John L. Moore, first vice president.
- Phyllis Perry, second vice president.
- Natalie Murdock, third vice president.
- Sandra Cooley, secretary.
- Linda Johnson-Spence, treasurer.
- Corey Gee, parliamentarian.
Wilkins-Daniels said the caucus is working on a plan to take North Carolina in a “new direction.”
“The African-American Caucus of the North Carolina Democratic Party is implementing a new strategic plan across the state … ,” she said. “(It’s) a part of a bigger reorganizational plan being developed by the caucus members. … The intent is to unify the vote of all those whose voices are not being heard.”
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