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 Little Rock
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 thereof, and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP’s Articles of Incorporation and this Constitution.
“To those who have said, 'Be patient and wait,' we have long said we CANNOT be patient. We do NOT want our freedom gradually, but we want to be FREE NOW!”
― Andrew Aydin John Lewis
To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
To ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.