How NAACP Began

By Mary White Ovington (Originally Written in 1914) The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is five years old - old enough, it is believed, to have a history; and I, who am perhaps, its first member, have been chosen as the person to recite it. As its work since 1910 has been set forth in its annual reports. I shall make it my task to show how it came into existence and to tell of its first months of work. Read More