The NAACP in the 1920's
From the beginning the NAACP knew it wanted to get involved to defend the Negro from unjust laws that promoted and executed segregation. It wanted to get new laws passed and unjust ones removed. Which laws was it to target however? How was it to go about affecting them. James Weldon Johnson was appointed as the Association's first black executive leader in 1921 and led the Association into several new controversies, greater membership and set it on the path it was to continue for decades. Walter White was to be there as his assistant while the Association worked out its strategies.
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