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NAACP

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  1. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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NAACP

abbreviation for (in the US)
  1. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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NAACP

abbreviation of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, first attested 1910. Organization founded Feb. 12, 1909, as National Negro Committee.

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