Topic: Benjamin Jealous
United States Department of Agriculture worker Shirley Sherrod says that the White House has forced her out of a job over a manufactured racial controversy.
07/20/2010 03:21 pm
Protests erupted in Oakland overnight after the Johannes Mehserle trial ended Thursday with a conviction for the lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter. But legal experts call the outcome of the transit police officer's trial fair.
07/09/2010 02:54 pm
President Obama met with national African-American leaders Wednesday over economic concerns in the community. Here are four indicators of how African-Americans are faring in the recession.
02/10/2010 03:03 pm
But as the organization celebrates its centennial in New York, some young people have mixed feelings about how the NAACP fits in their lives.
07/17/2009 01:00 am
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has launched a program that lets people use their cell phones to report incidents of police misconduct.
07/13/2009 01:00 am
The nation has elected a black man as president, but that hasn't erased deep-seated racism or economic inequalities.
07/11/2009 01:00 am
Civil rights activists praise the court for not throwing out a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
06/23/2009 01:00 am
Benjamin Jealous was chosen amid divides over how to reenergize the organization.
05/21/2008 01:00 am