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NAACP Slideshow

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Pictures of important members and events that celebrate the NAACP's centennial.
Thanks to the NAACP for help in sourcing photographs.

NAACP Gathering
Emmitt Till rally in NY
NAACP and other organizations rally to speak out on the racially charged murder of Emmitt Till.
NAACP members register Blacks to vote.
Crisis
Former NAACP Litigation Director Charles Hamilton Houston argues a case in court.
A lynching noose
George E.C. Hayes, Thurgood Marshall, and James Nabrit
Roy Wilkins, Walter White, and Thurgood Marshall
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Roy Wilkins, Walter White, and Thurgood Marshall, between 1940 and 1950.
A meeting
Rosa Parks after her arrest for refusing to give up her bus seat in Montgomery, AL 1955.
Bayard Rustin
MLK receives City of NY Medal from Mayor Wagner. NYC Municip. Archives

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