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Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167

NAACP and Tea Party


Gray is author of the books The Decline of Black Politics: From
Malcolm X to Barack Obama
and Waiting for Lightning to Strike:
The Fundamentals of Black Politics
. He argues that the real needs of
African Americans, including dealing with unemployment, inadequate
housing and wars, are being unmet.


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Dixon is managing editor of Black
Agenda Report
. He just wrote the piece "Tea
Partyers, Fox News, 'Negativity' Against the President? Are These
Really Black America's Most Pressing Problems?


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