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    Armed Forces Desegregation 50th Anniversary

    General Powell and others explained Harry Truman’s concern for the treatment of African-Americans in the United States Armed Forces. General Powell also described the history of the…

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    Black America Report

    The National Urban League sponsored a Report on the “State of Race Relations in the Country and the Prospects for the Future.” The Report was a compilation of statistics and trends on how…

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    Future of African-American Communities

    President of the National Urban League, John Jacob spoke to a large audience attending the 1993 annual convention of the National Urban League. In his remarks, he called for African-American…

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    State of Black America 1993

    John Jacob and other members of the National Urban League spoke in a news conference to introduce a new report on the state of black America in 1993. The report detailed how recent civil…

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    State of Black America in 1992

    John Jacob, president of the National Urban League, spoke at a luncheon of the American Planning Association, an organization concerned with urban and rural development issues. Mr. Jacob…

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    State of Black America

    The National Urban League released a report entitled, “The State of Black America.” Members of the league spoke on the report that examined issues affecting African Americans.

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    Issues Affecting African Americans in 1991

    John Jacob, president of the National Urban League, discussed issues of concern to minorities in the keynote speech on the opening day of the national convention of the National Urban League. He…

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    The State of Black America Report

    Mr. Jacob gave the sixteenth annual State of Black America address, in which he characterized black Americans as being in a “permanent recession,” and urged the U.S. government to stimulate the…

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    1990 Civil Rights Act

    Following a meeting with President Bush, black leaders commented on civil rights legislation pending before Congress. The Bush administration had proposed an alternative to the bill in…

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    Report on the State of Black America

    The National Urban League held their annual State of Black America press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. The report covered topics such as health, employment, and…

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    Black Leadership at the White House

    Leaders of major Civil Right Groups talk about their meeting with President H.W. Bush.

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    Affirmative Action

    Panelists discussed maintaining the Affirmative Action provisions.

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    National Urban League 1989 Conference

    The conference, titled “Working Together to Make a Difference: Toward Parity by the Year 2000,” opens with the annual policy address of Urban League president John Jacob and a performance…

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    Report Release: State of Black America 1989

    The National Urban League held a news conference on the state of Black America in 1989.

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    National Urban League

    John Jacob, President of the National Urban League, spoke at the National Urban League 1988 conference in Detroit, Michigan.

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    Black Americans & Public Policy

    The National Urban League held a news conference to discuss the role of Black Americans in public policy. President of the National Urban League, John Jacob made remarks and took questions…

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    Future of Black America

    National Urban League president and CEO John Jacob talked about the future of black America. He answered audience questions.

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    Report on Black Americans

    The National Urban League gave its annual report on Black Americans, the report included reports on education, civil rights, economics, government, criminal justice and social welfare. The…

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