Politics & Current Affairs

As a person of "mixed race," the NAACP president has little use for racial categories.

Politics & Current Affairs

The NAACP president gives the president "wide latitude," but wishes Obama would focus more on one issue: criminal justice reform.

Politics & Current Affairs

Obama’s election surprised the NAACP president's grandfather—but not Jealous, who saw it as another "big and impossible dream" that black Americans would prove possible.

Politics & Current Affairs

The man who organized MLK Jr.’s march on Washington was gay; so is Ben Jealous’s brother. The NAACP president thinks LGBT activists could find their staunchest allies in African-Americans—if they reached out more.