National Association for the Advancement of Colored People


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Employer Alice Walker
She took a job as a case-worker with New York City's welfare department. She found it especially hard dealing with psychiatric cases whose illness, she was aware, was the direct result of the dire circumstances...
Family and Intimate relationships Alice Walker
To enable AW to move north, Mel Leventhal took a job in the New York office of the NAACP , working for their Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Two years after the divorce he married...
Reception Alice Walker
Like the novel itself, the movie aroused indignation from those who felt that the language, the appearance, and the sexual activities of its characters, somehow demeaned black people as a whole. A group calling itself...


January 1909: The National Association for the Advancement...

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12 May 1910: The American National Association for the...

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12 May 1910

The AmericanNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held its second annual conference and formally adopted its name.

12 June 1963: Medgar Evers, field secretary of the Mississippi...

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12 June 1963

Medgar Evers , field secretary of the Mississippi NAACP , was assassinated, shot down from behind
Brown, Carolyn J. “Sister Act: Margaret Walker and Eudora Welty”. Study the South.
in his own driveway in Jackson, Mississippi.

December 1967: In the USA the NAACP's Pittsburgh office...

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December 1967

In the USA the NAACP 's Pittsburgh office issued a statement objecting to Planned Parenthood 's distribution of contraceptives, including the pill, in low-income areas, referring to the practice as an instrument of racial genocide...


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