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1

Who was the NAACP?

The National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People

2

How many members did the KKK have in 1924?

4.5 million

3

During the time of high-profile blacks emerging, what was this called?

The Harlem Rennaissance - Most of these people emerged from clubs in Harlem, New York

4

How many members did the NAACP have in 1919? And how many branches?

300,000 members and 9,000 branches across the US

5

Who founded the UNIA, what is it and in 1921, how many members did it have?

Marcus Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association; 1,000,000 members

6

What did the population of blacks rise in NYC?

From 150,000 to 330,000

7

What was the life expectancy of blacks compared to whites?

48 for blacks and 59 for whites