Ben Jealous: President Should Focus on All of Us

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous speaks on the approach he hopes Obama will take this term.

Ben Jealous

(The Root) -- "Our folks are often the first to get hurt," said NAACP President Ben Jealous at The Root's inaugural ball on Saturday, Jan. 19. Who does he hope President Obama focuses on in his second term?

"We need a president who is focused on all of us."

Watch the rest of his comments in the video below, where he also addresses what the NAACP is up to in 2013.

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