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The Emergence of the NAACP

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Sarah Green

on 13 November 2012

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Transcript of The Emergence of the NAACP

Sarah Green
Jacky Chan (Pantoja)
2nd Block The Emergence of the NAACP What is the NAACP? Objectives Why Was the NAACP Formed? Key points Who did the NAACP affect? NAACP has..... Conclusion A series of act have been passed with help of the NAACP; the 1860 Act that dealt with racial discrimination, 1871 Act made to protect against groups like the Klu Klux Klan , 1875 Act making it illegal to deny services to blacks, and the 1975, 1960, and 1964 Act protecting black voting rights. The NAACP has greatly changed the lives of many. It's changed how people are viewed and how they are treated with their rights. Many do not know what the NAACP is but it still improves our lives today, it helps with education, social life and politically. The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. The vision statement of the NAACP is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race. Was formed in February 12, 1909 and is the nation's oldest, and largest civil rights organization. To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all citizens

To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States

To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes

To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights

To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination

To educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise thereof, and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP's Articles of Incorporation and this Constitution. The NAACP was formed in an attempt to give minorities a voice, to defend those who were victims of discrimination, and to uphold civil liberties. Mary White Ovington and Oswald Garrison Villard were the founders of the NAACP The NAACP was founded in 1909 they formed because of the race riot in Springfield, Illinois in 1908. The NAACP has affected how other races are how they live on a daily bases. Helped in the Brown Vs. Board of Education case that eventually led to desegragation Participated in the Bus Boycott and the North Carolina Sit-in movement. It has enhanced the lives of blacks bettered the view on different races. helped in important turning points in desegregation Set protection for blacks Made a better future for blacks Stopped segregation NAACP boycott poster
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