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<p>NAACP President Ben Jealous</p>

NAACP President Ben Jealous

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History can move in two directions at once

In my time as an organizer, I have been guided by the words of many people— activists and authors, colleagues and friends. But the most powerful lesson I ever received about the struggle for civil and human rights came in 1993, when my grandmother taught me that history could move in two directions at once.