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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Abbreviation NAACP
Formation February 12, 1909; 110 years ago (1909-02-12)
Purpose/focus "To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination."
Headquarters Baltimore, Maryland, US
Membership 300,000
Chairman Leon W. Russell
President and CEO Derrick Johnson
Main organ Board of directors
Budget $27,624,433
Website naacp.org

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People or NAACP (pronounced N-double-A-C-P) is a civil rights organization in the United States, created for the advancement of black people by means of following judicial policies.

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