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[[Four images, three of which are portraits, one of which is the seal of the NAACP]] [[image]] WALTER WHITE Dynamic Walter White was the Executive Secretary from 1939 to 1955. During his tenure, the organization made noteworthy strides which culminated with the passage of the Supreme Court Order of 1954 which outlawed segregation in the school system. [[image - seal of the NAACP]] NAACP NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE NAACP FOUNDED 1909 [[image]] JAMES WHELDON JOHNSON James Weldon Johnson, author, lecturer, school teacher and internationally famed musician, the writer of the National Black Anthem, served as the first Black Executive Secretary of the NAACP from 1921 to 1930. [[image]] ARTHUR B. SPRINGARN March 28, 1928 - December 1, 1971 335
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