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Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.

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NAACP Congratulates Loretta Lynch on being Confirmed U.S. Attorney General

NAACP Congratulates Loretta Lynch on being Confirmed U.S. Attorney General

  From Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the National Board of Directors: “The confirmation of Loretta Lynch by the U.S. Senate is a historic and much needed victory.…  Read More
NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision to Investigate Death of Freddie Gray

NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision to Investigate Death of Freddie Gray

  (BALTIMORE, MD) – The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the death of a Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he…  Read More
NAACP Statement on the Death of 25 Year Old Freddie Gray

NAACP Statement on the Death of 25 Year Old Freddie Gray

(Baltimore, MD) – The NAACP released the following statement on the death of Freddie Gray. Gray, 25, died yesterday, a week after he suffered a broken vertabra after…  Read More
NAACP Victory—Ohio Early Voting Hours To Be Expanded With Settlement

NAACP Victory—Ohio Early Voting Hours To Be Expanded With Settlement

Ohio voting rights victory, symbol of fight across the country.
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