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Daemon
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Founded (1909)

The oldest and largest US civil rights organization, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed as the direct result of race riots that occurred in 1908 in Springfield, Illinois. In 1939, it organized the Legal Defense and Education Fund as its legal arm, which sued for school desegregation in Brown v. Board of Education. During WWII, it pressed for desegregation of the armed forces, which was achieved in 1948. Who is the NAACP's current president? More...
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Founded (1909)
The oldest and largest US civil rights organization, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed as the direct result of race riots that occurred in 1908 in Springfield, Illinois. In 1939, it organized the Legal Defense and Education Fund as its legal arm, which sued for school desegregation in Brown v. Board of Education. During WWII, it pressed for desegregation of the armed forces, which was achieved in 1948.
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Daemon wrote:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Founded (1909)

The oldest and largest US civil rights organization, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed as the direct result of race riots that occurred in 1908 in Springfield, Illinois. In 1939, it organized the Legal Defense and Education Fund as its legal arm, which sued for school desegregation in Brown v. Board of Education. During WWII, it pressed for desegregation of the armed forces, which was achieved in 1948. Who is the NAACP's current president? More...
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Maybe I'm nitpicking but I'm glad we're moving away from the term "colored".
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The oldest and largest US civil rights organization, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed as the direct result of race riots that occurred in 1908 in Springfield, Illinois. In 1939, it organized the Legal Defense and Education Fund as its legal arm, which sued for school desegregation in Brown v. Board of Education. During WWII, it pressed for desegregation of the armed forces, which was achieved in 1948.


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The NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION was founded in 1871. That was 38 years before the NAACP was founded.
I believe the NRA was founded to secure the civil rights of newly freed slaves with respect to ownership of firearms.
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