Asked in NAACP
What action does the NAACP take to try to influence policy and the public agenda?
Educational programs, civic engagement, and federal advocacy are ways the NAACP tries to influence policy and the public agenda. The organization was founded in 1909. ...
Why was NAACP v Alabama an important case?
NAACP v Alabama was important because it would have prohibited the NAACP from operating in the state of Alabama. The NAACP won the case and it was a big victory for civil rights. ...
How long was Thurgood Marshall involved with the NAACP?
Thurgood Marshall was involved with the NAACP for 25 years. He was involved with the NAACP from 1940 to 1965. Thurgood Marshall was involved with the NAACP for 25 years from 1940 to 1965 ...
Whereis the national headquarters located for NAACP?
The headquarters for the NAACP is located in Baltimore, Maryland. NAACP is an acronym for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. ...
Did Martin Luther King jr volunteer or work for the NAACP?
Yes, Martin Luther King Jr. did work with the NAACP. He was on the executive committee of the NAACP. In fact Dr. King worked with the NAACP up until his assassination. ...
Can white people join the NAACP?
Anyone that believes in civil rights for everyone, can join the NAACP. There is a membership fee to join the NAACP. Yes, White people can join the NAACP. There are People of all ethnic groups that are members of the NAACP. There is no subdivision for Whites. There is a group that is called Women In NAACP (WIN) that helps with humanitarian efforts around the world. I hope that this clarifies the answer to your question. ...
Asked in African-American History, NAACP
Is it true or false that the NAACP was formed to support the fair treatment of Blacks?
True. Prior to the founding of the NAACP in 1909, a number of activists (both black and white) were frustrated that congress seemed unwilling to take any action to protect black people from unjust treatment (it was the era of segregation, when blacks were regularly excluded from certain jobs, schools, occupations, places to live, etc); nor take any action against the scourge of lynching (black southern men, many of whom were innocent but were perceived by a white person as having committed...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, NAACP
What are the views on segregation of the NAACP and UNIA?
The NAACP is against segregation, while the UNIA supports segregation. NAACP stands for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. ...