Area woman honored at NAACP awards ceremony


HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (WCIA) — Illinois’ NAACP President Teresa Haley got the organization’s first Activist of the Year Award.

The Central Illinois native got it Friday night at a dinner ceremony in Hollywood. Saturday night, Haley was recognized on national TV for her work in Illinois.

Other winners included Rihanna, Lizzo and Jamie Foxx.

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