This former NAACP president and CEO galvanizes audiences to action with his candid look at civil rights and social justice in America today.
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Renowned activist, civil rights leader, community organizer and 2018 Maryland gubernatorial candidate Benjamin Jealous outlines what it will take to secure true equality for all Americans and to empower the next generation to lead toward a better future.
The former president and CEO of the NAACP, Benjamin served as the youngest president in its history. During Jealous’ tenure, the NAACP became the largest door-to-door voter registration operation nationwide. Now affiliated with the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kapor Capital, Benjamin continues to further the goal of growing opportunities for minorities in the tech economy.
During his dynamic and rousing speeches, Benjamin exposes the ways in which our country’s history of racial inequality continues, offering a powerful and empowering narrative that encourages individuals to contribute to making lasting change. Drawing from real-life stories from his efforts and the struggles of others, he rallies audiences to continue working for progress.Civil and Human Rights Leader, Former NAACP President
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