National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
(Redirected from NAACP)
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909 is a union specified to protect the interests of people of color, specifically African-Americans.
Communist Party infiltration
- Most members are involved in their communities and in a range of labor, social justice, environmental and peace organizations.
- Among the labor activists are trade union leaders and members of central labor councils, retiree organizations, Jobs with Justice and the Fight for 15.
- Others are involved in feminist organizations including Planned Parenthood, defense of abortion clinics and the new #MeToo movement.
- Many are involved in racial justice groups including Black Lives Matter and the NAACP, immigrant rights, LGTBQ organizations and disability rights groups.
- Members were involved with Bernie Sanders campaign and are continuing their activism in Our Revolution, Swing Left, Indivisible, Working Families Party, statewide groups like the New Virginia Majority and local Democratic Party groups and 2018 electoral campaigns.
- Several members are elected officials.