National Association For Colored People

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The NAACP is the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. It was founded in New York on February 12, 1909. The NAACP is still working today. “The National association for the Advancement of Colored people was one of the earliest and most influential civil rights organization in the United States.”- History.com. Since many colored people migrated to America after World War One the increase in numbers helped The National Association for Colored People grow. The NAACP was a group of sixty white and black people, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida Bell Wells-Barnett, Mary White Ovington, and others focused on racial equality. They wanted to make everyone be able to have the rights for the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendment. The 13th amendment promised no more slavery, The 14th amendment promised equal protection, the 15th amendment promised universal adult male suffrage. The NAACP wanted to remove all racial barriers through democratic process. The National Association for Colored People’s first goal was racial equality. By 1914 it had grown to fifty branches throughout the United States. The National Association for Colored People was…show more content…
Even when violence was shown to them they didn’t produce any violence. They would put black people, called freedom riders, on busses and see if the police would really allow they to ride like the new law said. The National Association of Colored People had its own, very effective, magazine called Crisis that was edited by W.E.B. Du Bois. “Today, The Crisis, one of the oldest black periodicals in America”- National Association for Colored People. States would try about ten times harder to educate white people than they would colored people. The National Association for Colored People didn’t like this so they sought out to fix it. In 1954 they got segregation in public schools
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