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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 Victory: Ban the Box Passes in Georgia

NAACP Victory: Ban the Box Passes in Georgia

Governor Nathan Deal issued an Executive Order banning the box in Georgia.   

NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision Not to File Civil Rights Charges Against George Zimmerman

NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision Not to File Civil Rights Charges Against George Zimmerman

NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision Not to File Civil Rights Charges Against George Zimmerman

NAACP Statement on Chapel Hill Shooting

NAACP Statement on Chapel Hill Shooting

In light of the tragic murders of three Syrian American students, the NAACP has released a statement.

Spike Lee to be Presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards

Spike Lee to be Presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards

Spike Lee will be presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards.

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