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  • Armed Forces Desegregation 50th Anniversary
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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
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    Black America Report

    Participants discussed the state of race relations in the country and the prospects for the future.

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  • Future of AfricanAmerican Communities
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    Future of African-American Communities

    Mr. Jacob spoke to a large audience attending the 1993 annual convention of the National Urban League. In his remarks, he called for African-American communities in America to flex their strength…

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  • State of Black America 1993
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    State of Black America 1993

    Mr. 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
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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
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    State of Black America

    Each year, the National Urban League releases a report entitled,"The State of Black America." The report consists of 13 position papers examining issues affecting African Americans, and a chronology of…

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  • Issues Affecting African Americans in 1991
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    Issues Affecting African Americans in 1991

    Mr. 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
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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
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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
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    Report on the State of Black America

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  • Black Leadership at the White House
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    Black Leadership at the White House

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  • Affirmative Action
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    Affirmative Action

    Mayor Young addresses the group’s 32nd annual meeting.

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  • National Urban League 1989 Conference
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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
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    Report Release: State of Black America 1989

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  • National Urban League
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    National Urban League

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  • Black Americans  Public Policy
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    Black Americans & Public Policy

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  • The Future of Black America
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    The Future of Black America

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  • Report on Black Americans
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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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