Founded February 12, 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots–based civil rights organization.
#MoralMonday focused on education yesterday. Our children are important.
Join us in this day of advocacy for education, "I Support the #MoralMonday Movement."
Encouraging Activism--Our Illinois State Conference #NAACP advocating for civil rights at the State House.
#ThrowbackThursday NAACP provided disaster relief volunteers during the April 2011 Alabama tornadoes.
#NAACP rallies before the US Supreme Court against #McCutcheon decision. #GetMoneyOut
Honoring the great human rights activist, Yuri Kochiyama. #WHM2014
Recognizing Denise Oliver Velez--applied cultural anthropologist, writer and revolutionary. #WHM2014
Recognizing revolutionaries--Vicki Ama Garvin was a liberation activist and internationalist. #WHM2014
Recognizing revolutionaries--BPP leaders, Ericka Huggins, Kathleen Neal Cleaver and Elaine Brown. #WHM2014
Rep. Julia Carson--the first African American and first woman to represent Indianapolis in Congress. #WHM2014
Today, we lift up two of our original NAACP woman leaders, Ida B. Wells and Mary Church Terrell. #WHM2014
And on the last day of #BHM2014, we highlight revolutionaries.
Detroit NAACP led a bi-racial coalition against housing discrimination in 1963--here with Gov. Romney. #BHM2014
African Americans met a mob when attempting to move-in to Detroit's Sojourner Truth Homes in 1942. #BHM2014
Founded in 1883, The Plaindealer was Detroit's 1st black newspaper. It had a major civil rights focus. #BHM2014
Black Arts Movement. Know your history, #blackhistory is American history. #BHM2014
#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
#TDIH, Jan. 15, 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded. We salute your heritage of “Service to All Mankind.”
#TDIH 85 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born. We remember his legacy today.
Happy holidays from the NAACP. Thank you for your help in the fight for civil rights and human rights.
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