The National Urban League is calling on African-Americans to get out and vote come election time as a means of countering state laws the group says threaten education and economic progress made by blacks.
Borrowing from the Occupy Wall Street movement, the 101-year-old civil rights group made “occupy the vote” a theme for its annual State of Black America report. The report, which will be released Wednesday, evaluates how African-Americans are doing in reaching equality with white Americans.
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Read more at Official Wire. By Suzanne Gamboa, AP.