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Benjamin Todd Jealous

Ben Jealous is President of People for the American Way.  In 2013, the Baltimore Sun named Jealous “Marylander of the Year” for his work on marriage equality, abolishing the death penalty and passing the DREAM Act. Jealous was the youngest-ever President of the NAACP, and in 2018, he won the Democratic nomination for governor of Maryland. A dynamic orator and coveted public speaker, Jealous is a graduate of Columbia University and Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.