National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Maggie holder

In 1909 a conference was held in New York. which housed Web Du Bois and important members of the Niagara movement. selected members of the movement were placed with the role of creating the NAACP and they did in 1910
the membership and support of the NAACP grew quickly so did the number of branches around the country. in 1919 the NAACP had over 300 branch offices and over 90,000 members.
The civil rights movement was in the late 1950s and 1960s the NAACP said its role was important in these times. Individuals participate in sit ins, nonviolent protests, but in the late 1950s this became an important event, the NAACP started hosting sit ins at lunch counters source of picture: the civil rights movement was in the late 1950s and 1960s the NAACP said its role was important in these times. Individuals participate in sit ins, nonviolent protests, but in the late 1950s this became an important event, the NAACP started hosting sit ins at lunch counters.
Web Du Bois was named the director of the NAACP. by the time the Naacp became more established a board of directors were created and were primarily black and today the directors are still black. Comment: web dubois was first named the director of the naacp but over time a mainly black bored of directors was appointed. and today the board is still black.
The election of Franklin D Roosevelt in 1932 brought hope to the NAACP for the end of lynching. Mary McLeod Bethune and Walter Francis White were 2 black campaigners that were also agonist lynching. They helped the Roosevelt's win the election. Robert F Wagner and Edward Costigan agreed to write a anti lynching bill. but when they proposed it to the Roosevelt's who were anti-lynching they declined the bill because F.D.R didn't want to upset his white voters.
Leonidas Dyer from Missouri first introduced the Anti- Lynching bill as the Dyer bill to congress in 1918. The NAACP supported the bill from 1919 onward. The bill was approved by congress in 1922
The NAACP is still fighting against lynch mobs and hostility agonist African Americans. but more recently its fighting for more equal education, housing,and health care.
Now the NAACP is working on the racially sensitive supreme court that treats black people bad. the NAACP is helping education and the economy. on may 12 2012 the NAACP helped gay marriage become legal.
The Georgia NAACP begin in January 1917 and branches were scattered around the state. some branches were located in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Macon, Milledgeville, Savannah, and Valdosta. Members of these early branches were mostly members of the professional class with jobs as physicians, dentists, businessmen, teachers, and ministers.

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