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Obama Naacp Speech

Obama's Dream: A Model NYC High School

Kesi Augustine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kesi Augustine

When I heard President Barack Obama mention my Manhattan high school, Bard High School Early College, in his speech to the NAACP last week, I was paralyzed with surprise. I was not alone.

Can the NAACP Survive President Obama?

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

The election of Obama as president is something of a "careful what you wish for" situation for one of America's oldest civil rights organizations.

Obama NAACP Speech (VIDEO): "Your Destiny Is In Your Hands... No Excuses"

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK - President Barack Obama on Thursday traced his historic rise to power to the vigor and valor of black civil rights leaders, telling the NAAC...