N AACP. Kaitlyn Mechem Jesse Bruce Summer Hall J Slaughter . NAACP. Founded February 12 th 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of colored people it the oldest and the largest African-American civil rights organization.
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Founded February 12th 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of colored people it the oldest and the largest African-American civil rights organization.
Today it has more than half a million members and supporters through out the United States and the world.
The stated goal of the NAACP was to secure for all people the rights given in the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments to the United States which promised to end slavery, provide equal protection of the law, and universal adult male suffrage, respectively.
The social activist organization doing today;
“After 30 years of racially segregated private proms at Wilcox County High School, a group of students successfully organized its first integrated prom. The students planned this event even though the school will still not condemn a separate segregated prom. This unfair practice must end.”
“The Texas State Board of Education was considering a new set of textbook standards which would eliminate large parts of African-American history from the books. Sign the petition to tell the Texas State Board of Education to not erase our collective history.”
In light of the tragic death of Trayvon Martin and the overwhelming national awareness around numerous issues surrounding this case, the NAACP has developed a set of policy principles called “Trayvon’s Law” which embody legislative responses that will greatly reduce the likelihood of another tragedy like the killing of Trayvon Martin. The principles of Trayvon’s Law are:
In addition, state advocates can include policies that aim to dismantle the school to prison pipeline – which are critical to keeping youth safe and in schools