The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded on February 12, 1909, in Illinois. The NAACP aligned itself with W. E. B. Du Bois' Niagara Movement of 1905, which pushed for the enforcement of ... More »

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The NAACP was formed in 1909 after a race riot in Springfield, Illinois, in 1908 led to the call for a conference on social equality. The NAACP was also formed in response to the practice of lynching, which was prevalent... More »

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded in 1909 by a small group of educators and activists, including W. E. B. DuBois, Oscar Micheaux and Mary White Ovington. Their decision to form th... More »

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded in 1909 by a small group of educators and activists, including W. E. B. DuBois, Oscar Micheaux and Mary White Ovington. Their decision to form th... More »

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People fought segregation in a number of ways, including creation of awareness, through peaceful demonstrations and court actions. NAACP was founded in 1909 and bec... More »

The acronym NAACP stands for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the organization was created in 1909 as part of the civil rights movement. The NAACP still exists today, and it is committe... More »

Accomplishments of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) range from helping establish reform to building strong communities. The group helped promote civil rights and played a part in end... More »