February , 2019

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As part of an ongoing engagement with presidential candidates to develop am agenda for social, racial and economic justice, the National Urban League this week the leaders of nine historic civil rights groups  for briefings with presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

These are the first in a series of briefings.  All of the presidential candidates have been invited to participate.

News Coverage of the Briefings:

MSNBC: Clinton, Sanders vie for black vote
MSNBC: Courting the black vote
MSNBC: National Urban League Pres.: ‘We want to be fair’
CNN: Clinton meets civil rights leaders ahead of speech
New York Times: Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
Newsday: Hillary Clinton, in Manhattan speech, sketches plan to combat ‘systemic racism’
CBS News: Civil rights leaders praise Hillary Clinton’s familiarity with their concerns
Reuters: Hillary Clinton, in push for black support, promises to tackle racial disparities
Washington Post: Clinton proposes plan to end ‘overly punitive school discipline policies’
USA Today: Clinton lays out plan for combating racial inequality in Harlem address
CNN: Clinton: Ending racial inequality will be ‘mission’ of presidency
Politico: Clinton, in Harlem, seeks contrast with Sanders on race
Bloomberg: Clinton Defends Obama Legacy and Jabs Sanders in Harlem Speech
WPIX: Hillary Clinton turns NYC into battleground 1 week after Bernie Sanders visit
New York Times: Bernie Sanders Takes His Turn Meeting With Civil Rights Leaders
New York Post: Bernie Sanders meets civil rights leaders in pursuit of black voters
CBS9 Washington: Sanders and Clinton working to court black voters
Politic365: Civil Rights Leaders to Meet With Sanders
Augusta Free Press: Sanders stresses economy, voting rights, courts in meeting with black leaders


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