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Who was the NAACP?

The National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People


How many members did the KKK have in 1924?

4.5 million


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


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

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


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


What did the population of blacks rise in NYC?

From 150,000 to 330,000


What was the life expectancy of blacks compared to whites?

48 for blacks and 59 for whites