Tag Archives: Ben Jealous

Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding

12 Mar

In this timely and important collection of personal essays, black men from all walks of life share their inspiring stories and ultimately how each, in his own way, became a source of hope for his community and country. – Check the book out at: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1476799830?ie=UTF8&camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=1476799830&linkCode=shr&tag=letstalkhones-20&linkId=5BUTVROIBYVTVQXU&qid=1426177461&sr=8-1&keywords=reach+40+black+men

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Gingrich says he would visit NAACP. Then why has he turned down all of their previous invites?

8 Jan

Gingrich says he would visit NAACP. Then why has he turned down all of their previous invites?

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During a campaign speech Newt Gingrich said, ” “So I’m prepared, if the NAACP invites me, I’ll go to their convention and talk about why the African-American community should demand paychecks and not be satisfied with food stamps.”

If he is so willing to speak to the NAACP then why has he turned down all of their previous invitations all the way back to his days as Speaker of the House? Listen to NAACP President Ben Jealous talk about this here: Gingrich says he would visit NAACP. Then why has he turned down all of their previous invites?

Who the hell chooses black leaders anyway?

7 Jan

This question came to me after a group of “black leaders” got together and worked it out so that Carol Moseley Braun would be the consensus black candidate in the Chicago mayoral race. Read more and give your opinion : http://aareports.com/2011/01/just-who-hell-chooses-black-leaders.html

Watch Live Coverage of One Nation Rally

2 Oct

Watch l ive One Nation Rally coverage on AAreports.com from 12PM-4PM
http://aareports.com/2010/10/watch-one-nation-rally-live.html

The reinvention of Al Sharpton

25 Jul

The reinvention of Al Sharpton

Why the indefatigable Al Sharpton still has work to do. And what his evolution tells us about race and politics in Obama’s America.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/07/reinvention-of-al-sharpton.html

Video: Ben Jealous on Face the Nation discussing NAACP Tea Party resolution

19 Jul

Video: Ben Jealous on Face the Nation discussing NAACP Tea Party resolution:

Bob Schieffer spoke with the head of the NAACP, Ben Jealous, and one of the leaders of the Tea Party, David Webb on the NAACP’s racism charges against elements of the Tea Party.

Watch the video here: http://aareports.com/2010/07/video-ben-jealou…s-on-face-nation.html

Sign the NAACP Pledge against Hate

16 Jul

After speaking out against racist acts committed by fringe members of the Tea Party, the NAACP is under harsh criticism by its opponents. I just signed a pledge to stand up against hate and show my support for the NAACP — you should too.

http://aareports.com/2010/07/sign-naacp-pledge-against-hate.html