The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells.Kwame Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., eds. ''Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience'', in articles "Civil Rights Movement" by Patricia Sullivan and "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People" by Kate Tuttle . . Leaders of the organization include Thurgood Marshall and Roy Wilkins. Wikipedia*
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NAACP has hosted 116 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1986 Meeting. The year with the most events was 2000 with 13 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2020 with an average of 2,986 views per video. Most appearances with Kweisi Mfume (26), Benjamin L. Hooks (21), Julian Bond (17). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities, Civil Rights.