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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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"'I do not recognize you,' Bond sharply cut off the NAACP's former assistant director and personal assistant to Roy Wilkins.
But before he could do any of this, Jealous had to convince the NAACP's board that he could keep the organization relevant in an era when many people are asking, does America still need a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People when colored people have advanced further than any of us ever dreamed?
This is the ninth year BellSouth technology has enabled millions of people around the world to view a live Webcast of the NAACP convention.
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.
A former top executive with Verizon, Gordon is in his first year at the helm of the NAACP, which has been dogged for much of the last decade by financial problems, a declining membership base and questioned purpose.
The NAACP considered making Colvin its test case but, among other problems, she was given to yelling and cursing.
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." (12) Throughout her membership and vice-presidency in the New York Branch she remained unequivocal in her support of the branches and her conviction that the NAACP adhere to its democratic principles within its own organizational structure, because as she saw it, "An authoritative set-up, whether Fascist, Communist, or NAACP is abhorrent." (13)
NAACP leaders, activists and entertainers will travel from Jamestown, Virginia, to Jamestown, Accra to commemorate the Year of Return.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 6, 2019-: The NAACP Withdraws from MoU in Solidarity with Displaced Community Members