Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement Colored People, seems to be everywhere these days: there's hardly an issue embraced by the progressive community on which his name doesn't pop up.
Perhaps you saw him in the documentary, Koch Brothers Exposed , pushing back against the billionaire Tea Party funders, and their bankrolling of attempts to roll back voting rights and to re-segregate a school system in North Carolina.
Or maybe you saw him on cable television, explaining the NAACP's support for marriage equality , or leading the charge to save the life of Troy Davis, an inmate put to death for a crime many believe he did not commit. Then there's the new NAACP report , co-produced with the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization and the Indigenous Environmental Network, issued on his watch, about the dangers of climate change and coal-fired power plants.
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