We Shall Not Be Moved on Economic Justice

Your Take: An NAACP official responds to criticism that the rights group's focus needs updating.

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And similar to both the National Action Network and the Urban League, we have placed these economic challenges at the forefront of our work, approaching them with pragmatism and also innovative solutions. But unfortunately, our contributions were not recognized in Jamal Simmons' article.

So while Simmons and others are certainly entitled to their preferences regarding the title of our national convention, "We Shall Not be Moved," I personally believe that at this particular point in time, the NAACP's commitment to economic justice and greater racial inclusion has never been stronger.

Dedrick Muhammad is the senior director of the NAACP Economic Department.

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