Ben Jealous

One thing civil rights activists must do is keep the public’s attention on serious matters. Still, even they have a sense of humor. One would…

Benjamin Jealous, the NAACP’s former president, is reportedly considering running for a U.S. Senate seat. According to sources close to Jealous, he’s eyeing the Senate…

MLK Parade – 11 a.m., Saturday – Parade route: from 11th St. and Tryon St. down to Stonewall and Tryon St. Parade starts at Hal Marshall Bldg., 700 N. Tryon St. Parade features more than 80 local and regional organizations and 4,000 participants. Martin Luther King, Jr. Growing the Dream Award Ceremony  – 12:30 p.m. […]

On Thursday, President Barack Obama met with African-American leaders across various organizations to discuss and address growing concerns regarding the economic crisis that continues to…