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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Groundbreaking New Book - NAACP: Celebrating A Century, 100 Years in Pictures

March 20, 2009 - The NAACP and The Crisis Publishing Company have joined
with Gibbs Smith to bring you a visually stunning and groundbreaking new
book that captures the 100 years of the NAACP and The Crisis, NAACP:
Celebrating a Century, 100 Years in Pictures ($40.00; 1-4236-0527-6; HC;
600 Color and B&W Photos; 472 Pages; February 2009). The NAACP is built
on the collective courage of thousands of people of all races,
nationalities and faiths united in one premise: that all men and women
are created equal. From the ballot box to the boardroom, the NAACP has
led the fight for civil rights and social justice.

NAACP: Celebrating a Century, 100 Years in Pictures covers the founding
of the organization by Ida Wells-Barnett, W. E. B. Du Bois, Henry
Moscowitz, Mary White Ovington, Oswald Garrison Villiard, and William
English Walling, and follows it through to its widespread influence
today. Featuring over 600 photos from the NAACP and Library of Congress
archives, some of them published for the first time, NAACP: Celebrating
a Century, 100 Years in Pictures is a must-have!

Copies of this groundbreaking book are available for sale directly
through the NAACP website at as
well as all major book retailers, independent bookstores and online
retailers. Buy your copy today!

Laura Ayrey
Director of Marketing
Gibbs Smith, Publisher

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