The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People backs gay marriage and announces it via Twitter! NAACP officer Maxim Thorne was responsible for the announcement via the social network.  Hit the jump to read the full story.

Steph Bassanini

Less than two weeks after President Barack Obama announced his public support for gay marriage, a prominent African-American civil rights organization is following suit.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s board of directors voted to endorse gay marriage on Saturday, according to a tweet from NAACP officer Maxim Thorne.
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