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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People


  • [The NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, created in 1909 to empower and protect African Americans under the Constitution through principles of equal justice under the law.]
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  • Variants

    • NAACP (Organization)
    • N.A.A.C.P. (Organization)
  • Additional Information

    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address: 4805 Mt. Hope Drive , Baltimore , Maryland 21215
        • Affiliation Address:
        • City: Baltimore
        • State: Maryland
        • Post Code: 21215
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Niagara Movement (Organization)
    • Descriptor

        Pressure groups
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Baltimore (Md.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

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  • Sources

    • found: LC data base, 1/2/90(hdg.: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; usage: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; NAACP; N.A.A.C.P.)
    • found: Beyond the Rodney King Story, c1994:CIP t.p. verso (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) galley (NAACP is nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. It was created in 1909 to empower and protect African Americans under the constitution through principles of equal justice under the law)
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 31, 2009(Niagara Movement; black civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter; in 1911 membership of the Niagara Movement joined with a number of white liberals to form the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP))
    • found: Email from MaU, Sept. 1, 2009(Although it is historically accurate to say that the NAACP and the Niagara Movement shared membership, they are generally recognized as being 2 distinct organizations)
    • found: Its website, June 19, 2014home page (NAACP; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) history (founded Feb. 12, 1909) contact (National Headquarters, 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore MD 21215) - http://www.naacp.org/
    • found: Wikipedia, 8 Sept. 2020:in an entry for NAACP (The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W.E.B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells; its mission in the 21st century is "to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NAACP
    • found: Lepore, J. These truths, ©2018:page 371 (In 1909, in New York, Du Bois helped found the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the next year began editing its monthly magazine, The Crisis)
  • General Notes

    • [The NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, created in 1909 to empower and protect African Americans under the Constitution through principles of equal justice under the law.]
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  • Change Notes

    • 1980-09-04: new
    • 2020-09-09: revised
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