Meeting (and Thanking) NAACP President Ben Jealous at Netroots Nation

By: Saturday June 9, 2012 1:00 pm

I was so fortunate to be able to personally thank NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous today at Netroots Nation today for his long-time leadership on marriage equality that resulted in the civil rights organization’s recent public statement for marriage equality. Thank you Ben (and the rest of the NAACP board)!

 

Remarks by NAACP National on Marriage Equality: One of the Key Civil Rights Struggles of Our Time

By: Monday May 21, 2012 4:15 pm

The race-baiting, divisive people behind the National Organization for Marriage and the Family Research Council take note. The NAACP is not having your wedge strategy. Today the national NAACP held a press conference; here are the remarks.

One Nation Working Together: The Fight to Build a Mass Movement for Jobs

By: Thursday September 23, 2010 6:15 pm

Next Friday Saturday, on 10.2.10, a large and diverse coalition of over 200 faith, labor, youth, student and civil rights organizations will mass in Washington and cities all over the country for One Nation Working Together. Organizers expect participants in the six figures to “demand the change we voted for” and build a social movement around Jobs, Justice and Education for All. This event contrasts with the spate of Tea Party rallies and events that we’ve seen over the past year.

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