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What does NAACP stand for?

NAACP stands for National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Baltimore, MD, USA)

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The event, co-sponsored by the Black Student Union and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, included a screening of the Malcolm X PBS documentary "Make It Plain," followed by a half-hour Q&A with Shabazz.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People filed a lawsuit against the governor and state officials in May in part arguing the law intentionally segregates students by race.
2) 2000 Corporate Conscience Diversity Award from The Center for Responsibility in Business; 1997 Fair Share Corporate Award from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); One of Essence magazine's 2004 "Best Companies for Black Women"; Fortune magazine continually lists Denny's at the top of its survey of "America's 50 Best Companies for Minorities" with No.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which sponsored the service, apologized for Koger's remarks January 23.