The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or NAACP, is America’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Founded in 1909, it was at the center of nearly every battle for the rights and dignity of African Americans in the twentieth century. Today, the NAACP honors its heritage of activism and continues to work for civil rights. This set of primary resources containing photographs and documents provides a window into this time period, as well as a Teacher's Guide with historical context and teaching suggestions.
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