The group also has pushed for the removal of Confederate flags and statues from public property. NAACP lawyers have also targeted discriminatory practices in employment, housing, and the criminal justice system. Supporters like you helped us accomplish so much, and we need you again this year.
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Rosa Parks By refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus in 1955, black seamstress Rosa Parks 1913—2005 helped initiate the civil rights movement in the United States. Today's Popular Articles. Many of the state's branches discontinued operations.
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Argentina James Harris Ms. Despite this, there also were numerous instances of cooperation and mutual support, most notably the March on Washington in 1963. Painter and McLaurin v. Find Your Local Unit. Donate Today.
Canada, in which the U. Virginia 1946 , Marshall won a case in which the Supreme Court struck down a state law that enforced segregation on buses and trains that were interstate carriers.
Board of Education of Topeka Kansas declared segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. See Article History.
The Struggle for Balck Equality is an aresting history of the civil-rights movement--from the path-breaking Supreme Court decision of 1954, Brown v. In 1909, the NAACP commenced what has become its legacy of fighting legal battles to win social justice for African Americans and indeed, for all Americans. Box 866, Athens, AL 35612.
Exclusive offer: Most states accepted the ruling and began to desegregate, but others, notably in the deep South, refused to accept the court's decision. View More.