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NAACP

abbr.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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NAACP

(in the US) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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NAACP

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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NAACP

Crusading National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded 1909.
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Hentoff, a former columnist for E&P, writes of how fellow civil rights and civil liberties champion Michael Meyers, the NAACP's Harlem-born former assistant director, was refused permission to speak in opposition during the group's annual meeting on Feb.
The NAACP had only recently decided that Jealous was the man--er, person--who could hold it together.
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Gordon's office is decorated with historic photos of a time when everything in the Black community ran through the NAACP. 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.
Narrator C: At the first NAACP meeting that Rosa attends, the group elects its officers.
When Carter joined the NAACP in 1944, his professional career took off.
The NAACP and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund are two distinct entities.
(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., was named founding president.