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Political Correctness Run Amok: NAACP Plays the (Hallmark) Race Card

Michele Langevine Leiby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Langevine Leiby

The NAACP is officially irrelevant. That became crystal clear when the 100-year-old civil rights organization put its credibility in jeopardy in a campaign against... a Hallmark card.

One Year Later: Obama's Best Speeches (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost is looking back at President Obama's best speeches since the election. One year in, help us pick the standouts: Get HuffPost Politics On ...

The Personal Responsibilty to End Racial Profiling

Mark Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Thompson

The "personal responsibility" argument suggests that there is some inherent pathology within African Americans that is disabling. The word plays well politically among moderate and conservative Whites.

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...