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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 Statement on the Task Force on 21st Century Policing Report

NAACP Statement on the Task Force on 21st Century Policing Report

On Monday, May 18th, the White House released the Task Force on 21st Century Policing report entitled: Law Enforcement Equipment Working Group and Policing Report. The…  Read More
NAACP Statement on Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray’s Death

NAACP Statement on Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray’s Death

Six Baltimore police officers face criminal charges ranging from assault to second-degree murder in the death of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered in police…  Read More
NAACP Holds Press Conference to Discuss Death of Freddie Gray and Announce Satellite Office

NAACP Holds Press Conference to Discuss Death of Freddie Gray and Announce Satellite Office

Baltimore Branch NAACP “Satellite Office” in Sandtown neighborhood will collect complaints of racial profiling and police abuse (BALTIMORE, MD) -- Today, the…  Read More
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
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