Recognizing BankAmerica Corp.'s commitment to minority lending, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Tuesday presented the bank with its 1999 corporate image award.

Kweisi Mfume, the group's president, cited the bank's "steadfast efforts with the NAACP to enable increasing numbers of African-Americans, Latinos, and Asians to participate in our economy as homeowners and entrepreneurs."

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