Congress of Racial Equality

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Noun1.Congress of Racial Equality - an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
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His involvement in the Unemployment Poverty Action Committee, the Congress on Racial Equality, the NAACP and the Black Panther Party is also documented in the historical artifacts.
I wish it didn't have to happen,'' said Innis, national chairman of the Congress on Racial Equality, referring to the statewide ballot measure that would end racial and gender preferences in public employment, higher education and contracting.
During the '60s he worked for the NAACP and other activist organizations, such as the Congress on Racial Equality, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

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