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NAACP: Civil rights organization in the United States
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells.

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Blue Ivy Carter wins NAACP Image Award for 'Brown Skin Girl' [Video]

Blue Ivy Carter wins NAACP Image Award for 'Brown Skin Girl'

Beyoncé and Jay-Z‘s eight-year-old daughter won the NAACP award for outstanding duo, group or collaboration.

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The civil rights group is trying to stop state and local branches from accepting money from utilities that promote fossil fuels and then lobbying on their behalf.
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