"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.
THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES IS FOUND OF THE FIRST PAGE OF THE NAACP CONSTITUTION -
THE PRINCIPLE OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION SHALL BE: