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NAACP chief: Marriage equality is a civil right

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said Monday he hopes the group’s resolution supporting same-sex marriage will encourage blacks to support civil marriage equality as a civil right if the question is put to voters on the ballot in Maryland or other ...

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NAACP head to give keynote at LGBT conference

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous will deliver the keynote speech at a national conference on rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Jealous is scheduled to speak at the conference Thursday night in Baltimore. Under Jealous, the National Association ...

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Kweisi Mfume endorses Sen. Cardin

Former Maryland Congressman Kweisi Mfume is endorsing Sen. Ben Cardin’s bid for re-election as the senator faces a Democratic primary challenge. Cardin’s campaign announced Mfume’s support Friday. Mfume, the former president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement ...

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