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Ben Jealous Naacp

Saluting a Friend to Justice

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

I have had the great fortune to work closely with Ben on many of those issues. He is soulful, brilliant, and strategic -- a gem in the movement for human rights and social justice in the U.S.

NAACP President To Step Down Later This Year

AP | Posted 11.08.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Benjamin Jealous, the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, says he plans to step do...

NAACP Continues Pursuit In George Zimmerman Case

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- NAACP President Ben Jealous says he plans to turn over petitions with more than 1.7 million signatures calling on the Department of Just...

Gene Demby

Black Pastors Protest NAACP On Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 07.12.2012 | Black Voices

An organization of black clergy members traveled to the NAACP's annual convention in Houston to protest the civil rights group's recent decision to en...

Liberty City Peace March Planned For Trayvon Martin

Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

A peace march has been planned for Wednesday evening in Liberty City to demand that a Sanford neighborhood watchman be held accountable for the shooti...

Van Jones and the Boycott of Beck

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Goodman

Glenn Beck may claim a notch in his belt, but he's also helped push Van Jones back into an arena where he can be much more effective, as a grass-roots organizer.