Ben Jealous

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WATCH: Alicia Garza, Ben Jealous Talk Freddie Gray and Police Militarization

The Truth to Power panel—held during the DNC in Philadelphia—discussed the dismissal of charges in Freddie Gray’s death and the structural conditions that lead to police militarization.

Parting Words From Resigning NAACP President Ben Jealous

NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund also loses civil rights pillar in attorney Debo Adebile, who is now counsel for the U.S. Senate judiciary committee.

Ben Jealous to Donate Part of $100,000 Puffin/Nation Prize to Troy Davis' Nephew

The Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship goes to individuals who have “challenged the status quo through distinctive, courageous, imaginative, and socially responsible work of significance.”