With the sudden resignation of NAACP president Ben Jealous, the search is on for a new leader.’s Senior Political Correspondent, Michael H. Cottman, recently weighed in on the issue and suggested a huge change in leadership. In the NAACP’s 104-year history, there has never been a female at the helm as president.

If you missed it, read Cottman’s commentary here and, if you agree, sign the petition below to make history. And don’t forget to share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.

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Let’s Make History: Sign the Petition for the First Black Woman NAACP President  was originally published on