Why the NAACP Gets Top Billing at an Immigration Rally

At a rally for immigration reform at the Capitol on Wednesday, many of the speakers and performers will be Latinos with connections to immigrant rights. Legendary labor rights activist Dolores Huerta and Grammy-winning Latin pop artist Olga TaƱon will be there, as well as a multitude of other prominent, bilingual Latinos. But the keynote speaker at the rally, Benjamin Jealous, comes from a different civil rights tradition. He's the president and CEO of the NAACP, an organization that has...Full Story
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