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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 Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray’s Death

NAACP Statement on Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray’s Death

Press Contact: Jamiah Adams email: jadams@naacpnet.org (mobile) 443-571-6618   BALTIMORE, MD — Six Baltimore police officers face criminal charges ranging from…  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
NAACP Congratulates Loretta Lynch on being Confirmed U.S. Attorney General

NAACP Congratulates Loretta Lynch on being Confirmed U.S. Attorney General

  From Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the National Board of Directors: “The confirmation of Loretta Lynch by the U.S. Senate is a historic and much needed victory.…  Read More
NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision to Investigate Death of Freddie Gray

NAACP Statement on DOJ’s Decision to Investigate Death of Freddie Gray

  (BALTIMORE, MD) – The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the death of a Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he…  Read More
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