NAACP


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NAACPNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Baltimore, MD, USA)
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"At the NAACP's annual meeting in the ballroom of the New York Hilton, Meyers rose following a member's speech calling for a boycott of the New York Post but also of all the national enterprises of its owner, Rupert Murdock.
In less than a year as president, he has made converts out of his critics both within the NAACP and outside it, and he has modernized the organization by drawing young, gifted and black talent.
The NAACP uses the scores to measure the efforts of major corporations in the areas of hiring, promotion, procurement, philanthropy, and marketing in hopes of creating a more enlightened consumer base.
While at the NAACP, Du Bois and another board member, "the beautiful, well-educated author and social worker from New York," Mary White Ovington, began what became a lifelong friendship.
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.S.
D.) Nixon, president of the Montgomery branch of the NAACP
And his insider's discourse on NAACP notables coping with critical legal and race issues--and coping with each other-is unique, a rare historical glimpse.
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.
Members adopted the slogan, "The Movement is Moving." 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.
The actor is in the country as a part of a delegation of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for 'Jamestown to Jamestown'.