President Obama met Wednesday with civil rights leaders to address the impact of the economic crisis on the African-American community. Host Michel Martin speaks with the Rev. Al Sharpton, of the National Action Network, who was attended the meeting along with president's of the NAACP and the National Urban League. Sharpton is joined by Charles Ogletree, professor of law at Harvard University, who has been critical of President Obama's efforts to help the interests of African-Americans affected by the economy.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
"President Obama, Black Leaders Meet About Solutions To Economic Crisis" (with audio)
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