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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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President Barack Obama to Address NAACP 106th Annual National Convention in Philadelphia

President Barack Obama to Address NAACP 106th Annual National Convention in Philadelphia

President Barack Obama will address the 106th NAACP Annual Convention in Philadelphia, PA on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. “We are…  Read More
NAACP Concerned by the Outbreak of Church Burnings

NAACP Concerned by the Outbreak of Church Burnings

In the weeks following a church massacre in which nine people were shot dead by a white nationalist at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, several…  Read More
NAACP Statement on Gov. Nikki Haley’s Call for the Removal of the Confederate Flag on Capitol Ground

NAACP Statement on Gov. Nikki Haley’s Call for the Removal of the Confederate Flag on Capitol Ground

BALTIMORE, MD – On Monday, June 22nd, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for the Confederate battle flag to be taken down from out in front of the state Capitol.…  Read More
NAACP Statement on the Arrest of Dylann Roof

NAACP Statement on the Arrest of Dylann Roof

 Dylann Storm Roof, the man accused of shooting and killing nine people inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.,  has been…  Read More
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