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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

  • By: Alisa Neilan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is one of the most influential and successful civil rights groups in America. Its mission is to guarantee political, educational, social, and economic equality for all persons and to abolish racial ...

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