Ben Jealous Meets the Press

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  • Does It Take Something Like a What Happened to Trayvon Martin to Spur Action?
  • Restoring Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act
  • Are Voter ID Laws Turning Black Voters Away From the GOP?
  • Legislative Goals the NAACP Will Be Pursuing That Could Garner Bipartisan Support
  • The Next Generation of Civil Rights Leaders
  • Beyond the Obvious, What One Thing Would King Be Very Proud of?
  • Food for Thought
  • Stop and Frisk
  • The Civil Rights Case Against George Zimmerman
  • How the NAACP Is Addressing Stand Your Ground Laws

Are Voter ID Laws Turning Black Voters Away From the GOP?

"The Republican Party has a proud legacy when it comes to civil rights, but they made a Faustian deal about 40 years ago [with a Southern strategy;, and they are now being called to reckon for it because our country is becoming majority people of color and they need to ask themselves can they survive or do they need to go back to their roots."

(Photo: REUTERS/Randall Hill)

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