Ben Jealous

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Yesterday, a delegation of prominent, Christian ministers visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to appeal to Members of Congress regarding Comcast Corporation’s recent actions against The Word Network, the largest African-American religious network in the world. Inexplicably, on Nov. 11, 2016, Comcast executives sent an abrupt, two-sentence letter to […]

Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, caught up with Ben Jealous, former NAACP President/CEO and Bernie Sanders supporter, at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. During their discussion, Jealous pushed back against Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein‘s claim that Sanders turned his back on his supporters. Jealous told Martin that Stein “was never a […]

In a stunning move, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has decided to drop all charges against the remaining three officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. After the decision was announced Wednesday, attendees at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia shared their views on what Mosby’s move could mean for the case going forward. Cornell W. Brooks, President […]

One thing civil rights activists must do is keep the public’s attention on serious matters. Still, even they have a sense of humor. One would…