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NAACP

(National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) vanguard of Negro fight for racial equality. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 548–549]
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Only a little over a year ago, Huffman drew attention when it was disclosed that she received payments from pharmaceutical companies -- which the NAACP had sided with against a labor-backed initiative aimed at reducing drug costs.
The penultimate chapters focus on the civil rights leaders Walter White, long a colleague of Du Bois at the NAACP, and Marcus Garvey, founder of a popular "back to Africa" movement in the early twentieth century.
At the announcement of Gordon to the NAACP's top spot, NAACP Chairman Julian Bond said Gordon would "bring the passion and commitment to justice that distinguished his corporate career.
The answer is that the NAACP was the only organization with the money, manpower, political connections, and savvy.
Much like Ella Baker, a former Field Secretary and Director of Branches, Bolin adhered to the principles of "participatory democracy," and as such resented what she saw as the "contemptuous and scornful attitude on the part of the paid staff and a majority of the Board toward the NAACP Branches and people who work in the branches.
At one point, the men in the NAACP national office described Baker as 'difficult' because she spoke up loudly and was unrelenting when there was a point she felt needed to be made.
Predictably, the two clashed, but Baker remained with the organization until 1946, overseeing the vast expansion of the NAACP to more than 500,000 members.
The NAACP recognition closely follows several other prestigious awards honoring BellSouth's commitment to inclusion.
that the self-interest of the NAACP produced desirable public goods.
And despite threats of violence, and official government policies that were racist, the NAACP continues to persevere.
As House Republican leaders thwarted debate on the tepid Shays-Meehan campaign finance reform bill, the NAACP convention chose a radically different course by endorsing full public financing of campaigns.