NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous writes at USA Today that a 17th-century revolt by black slaves and European indentured servants in Virginia can teach us much about the "original state of race relations" before race became a way to separate the disenfranchised.
The Supreme Court's gutting of the Voting Rights Act and George Zimmerman's acquittal are just a few reasons for a sequel to the historic March on Washington, Benjamin Todd Jealous writes at the Huffington Post.
In a blog post at the Huffington Post, NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous argues that in light of the recent Supreme Court decision on affirmative action, America's educational institutions should recommit to fair and thoughtful ways to foster diversity.
Writing at the Huffington Post, NAACP President and CEO Benjamin T. Jealous checks in on a debate raging around a court settlement for black farmers, contending that there is no way to make up for the decades of discrimination that crippled the group's proud history.
The plights of African Americans and immigrants in America aren't so different, and NAACP leader Benjamin Todd Jealous writes on the Huffington Post that blacks should support the universal struggle for equality.
In a victory for voters' rights, felon-disenfranchisement laws are being overturned in Deleware, and NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous writes on the Huffington Post that it's high time for the rest of the country to follow suit.
Wrongful convictions of black men have become commonplace. But conviction of Troy Davis in Chatham County, Georgia is one of the most egregious and compelling cases in decades. You can help save this man's life.
Will Republicans continue to advance divisive politics rooted in America’s sad history of racism and exclusion? Or can they rise to meet the challenges of 21st-century, multicultural America with dignity and honor?