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Sunday, July 11, 2010

National NAACP Trying, But Still Out of Touch...

I just got an email from the national office of the NAACP, suggesting that they have always been a leader in the fight for justice and equality. Hmmm.. OK back to the point, Ben Jealous, the 37 year old CEO and President of the NAACP who is a Rhodes Scholar born to a white father and black mother, wrote that the NAACP  is creating a new frontline for protecting civil and human rights. They announced their new and improved NAACP website -- 

Check out the site: http://www.naacp.org

But a new website won't solve the NAACP's problems or black America's problems.


The NAACP's fear of a loss of momentum since the 2008 election should be a time for them to look themselves in the mirror and ask themselves, why they refused to hold the President of the United States, his labor department, education department, housing department, and justice department accountable?

Instead of the NAACP working to renergize blacks to fight back against a tea party movement agenda. The NAACP and negro groups should creating it's own "agenda" and also demand a Federal jobs program like the old Comprehensive Employment and Training Program (CETA) to address the high unemployment in black neighborhoods.

But, that would be so much like right. That would make them in touch with black America and the need for job and economic development advocacy...




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