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Under Obama, Racial Hope But No Change
 

(Politico: Edward-Isaac Dovere — 8/24/14) “Things got somewhat better because the country felt proud of itself for electing him. But I certainly think they’re worse than they were on Jan. 20, 2009,” said National Urban League President Marc Morial. “There was a sense that the country had turned the corner. I think today there may be a sense that that progress has been a proverbial step forward and two steps back.”

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National Urban League Statement for the Judiciary Committee Hearing Record: The Voting Rights Amendment Act, S.1945: Updating the Voting Rights Act in Response to Shelby v. Holder” Read more...
National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) of a hearing in his committee on the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014. Read more...
“Classism and greed are making insignificant all the other kinds of isms.” -- Ruby Dee Read more...

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