Benjamin Todd Jealous
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Benjamin Todd Jealous
We are confident that the Supreme Court will soon see the direction that this country is headed and enshrine marriage as a constitutional right for…
The right to vote is the right upon which all of our rights are leveraged – and without which none can be protected.
The difference between a child’s aspiration and that family’s situation, is the exact measurement of that family’s frustrations.
The black community has been the foundation of the progressive community in this country for a long time.
Let us invest less and less in war and tax cuts for the richest 1 percent, and more and more in jobs and schools for…
I often tell people I don’t care whether they join the NAACP or some other group, but you better join something.
As an American people, what is greatest about our history are the many times we have led this world away from hate, towards hope.
In a democracy there are only two types of power: there’s organized people and organized money, and organized money only wins when people aren’t organized.
With all the other -isms that we deal with, that sort of nameless -ism that we have in too many of our hearts against the…
We do not owe allegiance to any candidate because they share our party or our color, but because they share our principles and our conscience.
There’s sort of a persistent misperception that talking about race is black folk’s burden. Ultimately, only men can end sexism, and only white people can…
Civil marriage, like all civil rights provided by the government, must be provided equally to all Americans.
Let us nurture the practice of family values, by embracing policies that value families.
Last century we needed lawyers; this century we need big, broad coalitions. When extremists decide to attack all our communities, they must hope that there…
No person can maximize the American Dream on the minimum wage.
In this nation, the greatest of all nations, there are no second-class families. That is our great American conviction.
Racial profiling punishes innocent individuals for the past actions of those who look and sound like them. It misdirects crucial resources and undercuts the trust…
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