Racial Equity Resource Guide



The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. Its vision is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.

The following are the principle objectives of the NAACP:

  • To ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of all citizens. 
  • To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States.
  • To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes.
  • To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state and local laws securing civil rights.
  • To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination.
  • To educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise there of, and to take any other lawful action infurtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP's Articles of Incorporation and its Constitution.

Related Resources

The Crisis Magazine

The Crisis is the official publication of the NAACP. It is a quarterly journal of civil rights, history, politics, and culture and seeks to educate and challenge its readers about issues that continue to plague African Americans and other communities of color.

Tagged with: Media and Communications, Racial Healing, Addressing Laws, Policy and Justice, Advocacy & Organizing, Select Papers / Booklets, Magazines

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