Last updated on: 11/8/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Biography

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Description:

“For more than ninety five years, the NAACP built and grew on the collective courage of thousands of people. People of all races, nationalities and faiths united on one premise: that all men and women are created equal.

The nation’s oldest civil rights organization has changed America’s history. Despite violence, intimidation and hostile government policies, the NAACP and its grass-roots membership persevered.”

“Our Mission,” NAACP website (accessed Oct. 24, 2007)

Mission:

“The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.”

“Our Mission,” NAACP website (accessed Oct. 24, 2007)

Other:
501(c)(3) non-profit organization
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