NAACP Reaches Out to LGBT Community

Benjamin Jealous

The Washington Post reports that the NAACP has begun reaching out to the LGBT community. Although the nation’s leading advocacy organization for African Americans has not yet taken a stance in favor of marriage equality, President Benjamin Jealous states that the organization supports full equality for LGBT people in all other areas. Perhaps this development will help dispel the mistaken notion that the African-American community stands against progress for LGBT people.


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