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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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Statement on President Obama Ban of Federal Transfers of Military-style Equipment to Local Depts

Statement on President Obama Ban of Federal Transfers of Military-style Equipment to Local Depts

The NAACP released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s executive order banning the federal government from providing some military-style weapons and…  Read More
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
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