NAACP is leading the fight for
equity, EQUALITY & JUSTICE.
From police brutality to COVID-19 to voter suppression, Black communities are under attack. The NAACP works to disrupt inequality, dismantle racism and accelerate change in key areas including criminal justice, health care, education, climate and the economy. When it comes to civil rights and social justice, we have the unique ability to secure more wins than anyone else. Help make racial equity a reality!
Founded February 12, 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest, largest and most widely recognized Civil Rights Organization throughout the nation. Our members are over a half-million strong and growing daily.
The Birth of the NAACP
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is the premiere civil rights organization in the United States. The organization was formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a small group including W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells. Interested!! Watch the video above for more details.
How NAACP Fights Racism
Accordingly, the NAACP's mission is to ensure the political, educational, equality of minority group citizens of States and eliminate race prejudice. The NAACP works to remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes. Find out how in the video above.