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Benjamin Jealous of NAACP Slams Senator Tim Scott; Says Scott Does Not Believe In Civil Rights

Tim_ScottwikimediacommonsBy Victor Trammell

Senator Tim Scott (pictured) of South Carolina was just sworn in the U.S. Senate as the first black senator since the reconstruction. Scott is a proud conservative who was endorsed by the Tea Party. He believes in smaller government and the free market principles that encourage job creation. However, there are liberal black leaders that are not impressed with Scott’s voting record and have made that clear to him and America.

NAACP leaders such as Rev. Joe Darby and Benjamin Jealous have accused Scott of being insensitive the needs of black cause in America. Their  organization believes that Scott does not care about civil rights. Rev. Darby quoted the following about Scott’s voting record:

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