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Potential Obama Nomination Would Face 'Fiercest Opposition'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly would face strong opposition from the civil rights community if nominated by President Barack Obama to lea...

Raise Your Voice For Trayvon

Ben Jealous | Posted 05.26.2012 | Black Voices
Ben Jealous

All of last week, I was in Sanford, Florida, pursuing justice for Trayvon Martin. I listened to community concerns about the Sanford Police Department, and stood with Trayvon's parents and 30,000 others in Sanford, a town with only 50,000 residents.

NAACP Still Hasn't Atoned for Sherrod Blunder

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

NAACP president Ben Jealous caught holy hell from black bloggers for his astoundingly embarrassing rush to judgment applauding the curb toss of Shir...

Former news exec, 35, is picked to lead NAACP

AP | ERRIN HAINES and BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BALTIMORE — The NAACP chose 35-year-old activist and former news executive Ben Jealous as its president Saturday, making him the youngest leader...