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Ex-NAACP Head: Black Youth Afraid Of Cops Like Colonists With Redcoats

December 5th, 2014 2:42 PM
You say you want a revolution?  Former NAACP president Benjamin Jealous just analogized the fear for their lives that black youth feel about police to the fear the colonists felt toward the "Redcoats"—British soldiers during the time of the American Revolution. Jealous, now with the leftist Center for American Progress, made his inflammatory remark to Ronan…

MSNBC Guest Columnists Hint They'd Be Cool with Raising 'Age of Crimin

January 8th, 2014 7:20 PM
"The New York State Legislature needs to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility, and they need to do it this year," demands the subheadline on MSNBC.com's landing page this afternoon for a story headlined, "Stop charging kids as adults." The column, co-authored by former NAACP president Ben Jealous and actress Rosario Dawson, promotes a push by the Citizens Committee…

Omission Watch: Communist, Socialist 'Partners' of One Nation Protest

October 1st, 2010 5:39 PM
An official NAACP video for Saturday's One Nation rally (featuring their leader Ben Jealous, among others) claims that their movement includes "Conservatives and moderates, progressives and liberals." But a look at the actual "endorsing organizations" on the One Nation website doesn't list conservative groups, but it does include the Communist Party USA, the Committee of…

In Preview Stories on Liberal NAACP Rally, Will Media Miss Ben Jealous

September 30th, 2010 7:18 AM
On Thursday, The Washington Post reported plans for the liberal One Nation rally, and even used a label in reporting "liberal groups" were organizing the event that "they expect to draw tens of thousands of people." Reporter Krissah Thompson quoted organizers of the event: "We aren't the alternative to the tea party; we are the antidote," said NAACP President…

Media Touted Distorted Claims Texas Conservatives Removed Slavery from

July 22nd, 2010 10:15 AM
As the Texas State Board of Education worked to complete its once-every-ten-year revision of the curriculum for the state’s schools in May, much of the mainstream media promoted complaints and distortions from the left – many originating with the left-leaning Texas Freedom Network – about the nature of the changes in the guidelines and how they would effect textbooks that might end up in other…