The NAACP, the Premier Civil Rights organization in the United States,
has been a leading force for equality.
From its inception in 1909 until today the NAACP continues to push
forward in political, economic, and social issues.
To check individual Branch information, locate the branch
links on the right column.
Martin Luther King, Jr. – (1929 – 1968); Religious and civil rights leader
John Lewis – (1921 – ); Civil rights leader, U.S. Congressional Representative
Jackie Robinson – (1919 – 1972); Integrated major league baseball
Thurgood Marshall – (1908 – 1993); U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Shirley Chisholm – (1924 – 2005); U.S. Congressional Representative
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In What year was the NAACP founded?Correct
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What is the name of the official publication of the NAACP?Correct
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What year was the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Case Brown v. Board of Education decided?Correct
Commemorated on May 17th.Incorrect
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Which NAACP Chief Counsel became a U. S. Supreme Court Justice?Correct
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Where is the national headquarters of the NAACP located?Correct
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Who succeeded Justice Marshall upon his death on the Supreme Court?Correct
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What landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision was passed in 1965?Correct
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Jim Crow Laws, were state and local statutes that mandated _____________ until 1965.Correct
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In 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr., at a March on Washington, gave his famous “I have a dream” speech. What was the date of that speech?Correct
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The bus boycott, inspired by Rosa Parks’ refusal to sit in the back of the bus, took place in what city?Correct
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