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Image for The NAACP’s Role in “Restoring Honor” to the Tea Party Movement

A month ago, we called for the Tea Party to repudiate the racist elements within its organization. While some members of the Tea Party initially decried the resolution, a number of its leaders have taken steps to isolate and eliminate its extremist elements:

Image for Reclaim the Dream: 8/28 in Washington

On Saturday, August 28th the NAACP will join the National Action Network and many others for a rally and march in Washington, DC to commemorate the 47th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.

Image for Open Letter from Shirley Sherrod: You and I can’t yield—not now, not ever

Not long ago, I sat here in my living room in Albany, Georgia for an afternoon of deep conversation with NAACP President Benjamin Jealous. As he has done in public, Ben movingly apologized for the fact that the NAACP was initially hoodwinked by Breitbart and Fox into supporting my removal. I told him what I want to tell you.  

Image for Victory: President Obama Signs Law to Reduce Sentencing Disparities

Congress moves to reduce 100:1 disparity between crack cocaine and powder cocaine sentencing. Send a letter to thank your Member of Congress.

Image for NAACP Forces Tea Party To Address Racist Elements

Mark Williams and the Tea Party Express expelled from larger Tea Party umbrella group over letter mocking the NAACP President with explicitly racist language.