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Ex-NAACP president Ben Jealous said to eye Senate race

Add former NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous to the  long list of people reportedly thinking about running for the seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski in Maryland. 202 more words


Former NAACP president Ben Jealous moves to venture capital

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Just months after stepping down as head of the nation’s largest civil rights organization, former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous is changing his career from an East Coast political activist to a West Coast venture capitalist, a switch he hopes will help further his goal of growing opportunities for blacks and Latinos in the booming tech economy. 636 more words


Time for a Dignified Minimum Wage

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This summer, minimum wage workers in California abandoned their posts at fast food restaurants and retail stores for spots on the picket line. They joined workers in cities across the country to demand an increase in the minimum wage. 468 more words


Has the National Action Network surpassed the NAACP in influence?

As Ben Jealous prepares to step down from his leadership post at the end of this year, there is no question that he brought stability and visibility in his five years as the president and CEO of the… 1,500 more words


NAACP's Ben Jealous wants to 'spend more time at home'

Benjamin Todd Jealous announced Monday that he has decided to resign from his position as the president of the NAACP.

Jealous, 40, has been the head of the civil rights organization for just over five years and led the NAACP to… 587 more words


Ben Jealous credited with boosting NAACP success

WASHINGTON (AP) — Months before Benjamin Jealous took the helm of the NAACP, his predecessor quit following clashes with the board and the organization cut a third of its national staff amid declining revenues. 807 more words


What will NAACP president Ben Jealous’ legacy be?

NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous recently announced he will step down from his position leading the 104-year-old civil rights organization by the end of the year. 982 more words