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Benjamin "Ben" Jealous, president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in Washington, D.C.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Benjamin "Ben" Jealous, president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in Washington, D.C.

NAACP’s Jealous: Story in the States

The next generation of civil rights leaders is working in the states rather than on the federal level. So says Ben Jealous, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, speaking at the National Press Club a...

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A billboard on Interstate 94 east of downtown St. Paul, Minn. makes an appeal to soldiers and military veterans to support a proposed voter ID amendment on the ballot in Minnesota.

Photograph by Tim Pugmire/Minnesota Public Radio/AP Photo

A billboard on Interstate 94 east of downtown St. Paul, Minn. makes an appeal to soldiers and military veterans to support a proposed voter ID amendment on the ballot in Minnesota.

Citizens United Foes, Civil Rights Pros: Common Ground on Voter ID

Advocates trying to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision or otherwise enact new limits on campaign spending are finding a common cause with civil rights groups fighting Republican efforts to enact voter-identification laws. They say the issues are related....

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