I had been with the head of the Florida NAACP
and an NAACP
Chapters three and four detail, respectively, Du Bois's NAACP
years and key experiences during World War I.
While Gordon knows that the issues today are less spirited than the black-and-white issues of the past, the 59-year-old says that he is up to the challenge of bringing the NAACP
into the 21st century--in message and tone.
And his insider's discourse on NAACP
notables coping with critical legal and race issues--and coping with each other-is unique, a rare historical glimpse.
and the NAACP
Legal Defense Fund are two distinct entities.
One person perturbed by the ban of the NAACP
was Fred Shuttlesworth, pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church.
4) Her father was a prominent lawyer and community leader, who was instrumental in establishing the Duchess County Branch of the NAACP
in 1931, for which her brother, Gaius Charles Bolin, Jr.
In her chapter on rural black political culture during the 1920s Woodruff does a terrific job of using letters sent by local people to the NAACP
to show the extent of black political awareness in the Delta.
Mfume noted that the NAACP
has college chapters in at least 150 universities, including four Catholic ones: Georgetown, Trinity College (Washington, DC), St.
She traveled throughout the Deep South organizing for the NAACP
at a time when it was very dangerous for black people and women in particular to travel alone.
Baker's mother, Anna, a gifted speaker who later filled in for her daughter at NAACP
functions, was active within black Baptist organizations and earned a reputation for deferring to neither the racial nor the gender etiquette of the era.
filed a federal complaint against Florida's education department and seeks to achieve racial balance in schools among students and teachers, alleging that Florida has intentionally discriminated against black children, according to the Associated Press.