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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 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
NAACP Announces “America’s Journey for Justice”

NAACP Announces “America’s Journey for Justice”

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NAACP Statement on McKinney Police Department Incident

NAACP Statement on McKinney Police Department Incident

The NAACP released the following statement on the McKinney Police Department’s excessive use of force against teenagers between the ages of 13 and 16, including a 14…  Read More
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