NAACP


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NAACPNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Baltimore, MD, USA)
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She never disclosed this to the NAACP, even as she testified on behalf of the organization in support of legislation to ease access for the phone company into the lucrative cable industry.
During his frequent skirmishes with Oswald Garrison Villard, Walter White, and other NAACP officials, Du Bois could always count on Ovington's support.
DuBois, Thurgood Marshall and Julian Bond, the NAACP has diminished some of the most overt threats to equality," says Gordon, who succeeded Kweisi Mfume, a former U.
The question arises: why care about the NAACP if the court victories were due to the Legal Defense Fund and the direct action successes were due to the SCLC (Southern Chritian Leadership Conference), CORE (Congress of Radial Equality), and like organizations.
A mass-based religiously orientated Civil Rights Movement had started in Birmingham, and this movement, more militant than the NAACP, was made up of pastors and church people who were convinced that God would give them the victory over the forces of segregation in the city.
Bolin moved up the organizational ranks of the NAACP almost as quickly as she did the professional ranks of her career.
She joined the national office of the NAACP in the 1940s and went on to become its Director of Branches, revolutionizing the way that organization did business by encouraging the individual branches to organize around the most pressing local issues and by having conferences devoted to teaching community resistance methods (Rosa Parks, who attended the first conference of this kind in Atlanta, has said that it influenced her not to leave her seat on that well-known day).
By the time she accepted a job as an assistant field secretary for the NAACP in 1940, Baker was a seasoned activist and community organizer.
The NAACP graded telecommunications companies in five general areas: employment, advertising and marketing spending, service deployment, vendor spending and charitable giving.
unconsciously, the NAACP, the guise of the public interest, and their
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or NAACP, has been built on the individual and collective courage of untold numbers of people--individuals of all races nationalities and religious denominations, who were united on one premise: that all men and women are created equal.
The NAACP is joining with the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning (both based in Baltimore) to push Congress to enforce lead abatement laws in high-risk cities.