NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People) As Race Relations OCR History

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NAACP (National Assosiation of the Advancement of Coloured People) - 1909

  • Black and White Supporters
  • Peaceful
  • Focus on legal aspects
  • Constitutional organisation
  • Significant long-term role
  • Sim to make  Americans 11million blacks economically, intellectually, politically and socially free and equal
  • Had a newspaper - The Crisis - Edited by W.E.B Du Bois
  • Numbers increased from 50,000 - 450,000 during WW2


  • Sucessful court litigation - 1915 - outlawed Grandfather clause
  • Anti-lynching campaign - publisised horrors of lynchinc - helped decrease
  • 88,448 members in 1919
  • Supported a National Committee to Abolish The Poll Tax
  • NAACP Lawyer represented Brown in Brown Vs Board of education supreme court case - intergation…


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