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Dave Chappelle campaigned for former NAACP president Ben Jealous at an event at Olde Towne Inn in Largo, Maryland on Friday Jun 8, 2018 (Instagram/benjealous).

Dave Chappelle Stumps for Maryland Dem Governor Candidate Ben Jealous

Veteran comedian Dave Chappelle campaigned for former NAACP president Ben Jealous on Friday, a rare political gesture for the longtime actor. “So you know, I’m out of my element,” Chappelle said at an event at Olde Towne Inn in Largo, Maryland,

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Bernie Sanders Has Date with Al Sharpton After New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders has a breakfast appointment Wednesday morning with MSNBC host and longtime Africa-American power-broker Al Sharpton. The two will reportedly meet Wednesday at the Harlem-based restaurant Sylvia’s, the same haunt that Sharpton chose when he sat down with then-Sen. Barack

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Report: Former NAACP Leader Ben Jealous May Run for MD Senate Seat

The former chief of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Benjamin T. Jealous, is said to be considering a run for the US Senate seat in Maryland that is opening up now that Senator Barbara Mikulski has announced her retirement.