NAACP founded

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

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In 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people was created to militate against segregation and widespread discrimination in the United States. The group was also established to fight racism and ensure that blacks received their constitutional rights.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "NAACP founded". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2796, accessed 18 April 2014.]


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  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s