Benjamin Todd Jealous

Benjamin Todd Jealous is former president and chief executive officer of the NAACP.

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Friday, February 26, 2016 - 3:15pm
Forget What Hillary Said in the 1990s. It’s Her Current Positions That Trouble Me.
Many of Secretary Clinton’s supporters have suggested that there is no significant difference between her record and that of Bernie Sanders on criminal justice. They say, “He supported the 1994 crime bill too.” They miss the point. The biggest problem with Hillary Clinton’s record on criminal...
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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 8:36am
America's Yawning Racial Wealth Gap
This August marks the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Best remembered for Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the march served as a catalyst for national action on poverty and economic injustice.
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 12:07pm
Don't Gut the Voting Rights Act
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will review the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a landmark legislation that cleared barriers to the ballot box for all American citizens.
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