National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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|National Association for the Advancedment of Colored People|
|Formation||February 12, 1909|
|Purpose/focus||"To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate (get rid of) racial hatred and racial discrimination."|
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 any means necessary.