Founded February 12, 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots–based civil rights organization.

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#NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice advocates for clean air and diversity. Join us today at

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10% of our board seats are set aside for youth. Unheard of in major foundations. Join us

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#MoralMonday focused on education yesterday. Our children are important.

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Join us in this day of advocacy for education, "I Support the #MoralMonday Movement."

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Encouraging Activism--Our Illinois State Conference #NAACP advocating for civil rights at the State House.

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#ThrowbackThursday NAACP provided disaster relief volunteers during the April 2011 Alabama tornadoes.

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#NAACP rallies before the US Supreme Court against #McCutcheon decision. #GetMoneyOut

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Honoring the great human rights activist, Yuri Kochiyama. #WHM2014

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Recognizing Denise Oliver Velez--applied cultural anthropologist, writer and revolutionary. #WHM2014

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Recognizing revolutionaries--Vicki Ama Garvin was a liberation activist and internationalist. #WHM2014

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Recognizing revolutionaries--BPP leaders, Ericka Huggins, Kathleen Neal Cleaver and Elaine Brown. #WHM2014

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Rep. Julia Carson--the first African American and first woman to represent Indianapolis in Congress. #WHM2014

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Today, we lift up two of our original NAACP woman leaders, Ida B. Wells and Mary Church Terrell. #WHM2014

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And on the last day of #BHM2014, we highlight revolutionaries.

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Detroit NAACP led a bi-racial coalition against housing discrimination in 1963--here with Gov. Romney. #BHM2014

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African Americans met a mob when attempting to move-in to Detroit's Sojourner Truth Homes in 1942. #BHM2014

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Founded in 1883, The Plaindealer was Detroit's 1st black newspaper. It had a major civil rights focus. #BHM2014

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Black Arts Movement. Know your history, #blackhistory is American history. #BHM2014

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#ThrowbackThursday, A young #MLK - He was born Michael King, Jr. but changed his name to Martin Luther King, Jr. when he was a teen. #TBT

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#TDIH, Jan. 15, 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded. We salute your heritage of “Service to All Mankind.”

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