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NAACP v. Alabama

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Creator:Brown, Steven P.
Title:NAACP v. Alabama
Date:2008 Mar. 21
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Encyclopedia article about NAACP v. Alabama (357 U.S. 449), the case in which the U.S. Supreme Court formally recognized the freedom of association as a right protected by the First Amendment. The 1958 decision, a victory for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), overturned an Alabama court ruling that had restrained the organization from operating in the state and led to its eventual return to Alabama in 1964.

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Types:Articles | Interactive Resource
Subjects:Patterson, John Malcolm, 1921- | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People--Trials, litigation, etc. | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Alabama | Alabama--Trials, litigation, etc. | United States. Supreme Court | Civil rights movements--Alabama | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Race relations | Alabama--Race relations | Freedom of association | Alabama
Collection:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Institution:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)
Online Publisher:[Auburn, Ala.] : Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University | 2008-03-21
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