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Boston Globe
Latin School headmaster in spotlight amid racial controversyThe headmaster of prestigious Boston Latin School faces intense scrutiny follow
Latin School headmaster in spotlight amid racial controversy
Boston Globe / Posted 12 minutes ago
The headmaster of prestigious Boston Latin School faces intense scrutiny following allegations that she failed to take sufficient action when presented with racist comments students made on social media. Some black community leaders have called for... Read more
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Al.com
Harnessing 'green power' in the black communityBy Marc Morial, CEO and president of the National Urban League. He can be reach
Harnessing 'green power' in the black community
Al.com / Posted 14 hours ago
By Marc Morial, CEO and president of the National Urban League. He can be reached at: presidentoffice@nul.org. Birmingham, Alabama as we all know is the standard by which the world strives to reach as near of an equilibrium as possible when it comes... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Carolyn Hardy To Keynote The Urban League's 4th Annual Entrepreneur Power LuncheonThe Urban League of Greater Chattanooga, Comcast and UPS will bring the Fourth
Carolyn Hardy To Keynote The Urban League's 4th Annual Entrepreneur Power Luncheon
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 hours ago
The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga, Comcast and UPS will bring the Fourth Annual Entrepreneur Power Luncheon to Chattanooga’s business community on Tuesday, April 26, at 11:30 a.m. at the Chattanoogan Hotel. The event will feature pioneer... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Board takes no action to ban Confederate flag sales at fairWELLINGTON — The Lorain County Fair Board took no action Tuesday night to halt
Board takes no action to ban Confederate flag sales at fair
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 22 hours ago
WELLINGTON — The Lorain County Fair Board took no action Tuesday night to halt the sale of the Confederate flag at the fairgrounds, but the leader of a group of citizens pushing for a ban said after the meeting that doesn’t mean they’ll stop... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Vindy.com, Obituaries, Tributes, CHRISTINE COOPER, Youngstown, OhioYOUNGSTOWN – Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at the
Vindy.com, Obituaries, Tributes, CHRISTINE COOPER, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN – Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at the Tabernacle Baptist Church for Mrs. Christine Cooper, 82, who entered eternal rest on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Mrs. Cooper was born Feb. 8, 1933, in Dixon Mills, Ala., a... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Email Shows Dukes Directed State Staff to Work on Festival - Email Shows Dukes Directed State Staff to Work on Festival by Terri Langford and Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune Feb. 9 2016 When state Rep. Dawnna Dukes sent an email to her staff la...When state Rep. Dawnna Dukes sent an email to her staff last month, her urgent
Email Shows Dukes Directed State Staff to Work on Festival - Email Shows Dukes Directed State Staff to Work on Festival by Terri Langford and Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune Feb. 9 2016 When state Rep. Dawnna Dukes sent an email to her staff la...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
When state Rep. Dawnna Dukes sent an email to her staff last month, her urgent instructions about an upcoming project made clear what she wanted. But the email from the Austin Democrat had nothing to do with state business. Instead, it was about a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Harris and Zopp strike out in debate opportunityToward the end of Monday's first joint appearance by the three candidates in th
Harris and Zopp strike out in debate opportunity
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Toward the end of Monday's first joint appearance by the three candidates in the March 15 Democratic U.S. Senate primary, the moderator served up the fattest of fat debate pitches, a slow ball right down the heart of the plate: "By now, I figure... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon can do more to boost graduation ratesBy Nkenge Harmon Johnson and Tony Hopson Sr. In 2013, Oregon had the worst gra
Oregon can do more to boost graduation rates
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
By Nkenge Harmon Johnson and Tony Hopson Sr. In 2013, Oregon had the worst graduation rate in the nation. In 2014, we placed fourth from the bottom. Data recently released by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) reflects a 2 percent improvement,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Political NewsletterTwo African-American candidates should be hoping the Democratic presidential co
Political Newsletter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
Two African-American candidates should be hoping the Democratic presidential contest stays hot until the March 15 Illinois primary: Andrea Zopp, who's running for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, and Kimberly Foxx, who's seeking the party's... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois Democrats vying for U.S. Senate talk up experience, background(AP) — Meeting for the first time this election season, the three Illinois Demo
Illinois Democrats vying for U.S. Senate talk up experience, background
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
(AP) — Meeting for the first time this election season, the three Illinois Democrats vying for U.S. Senate worked to distinguish themselves from each other and their GOP rivals yesterday, sharing stories of difficult childhoods, business backgrounds... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Dems vying for U.S. Senate make casesDuring a meeting before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, U.S. Rep. Tammy Du
Dems vying for U.S. Senate make cases
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
During a meeting before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, state Sen. Napoleon Harris and former Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp also touched on how they’d reduce the national debt and where they differ from... Read more
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New York Post
Ad agency Droga5 doubles down on 120 Wall St.In the latest affirmation of downtown’s allure to creative and media firms, red
Ad agency Droga5 doubles down on 120 Wall St.
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
In the latest affirmation of downtown’s allure to creative and media firms, red-hot global strategic agency Droga5 is more than doubling its space at Silverstein Properties’ 120 Wall St., expanding by 110,000 square feet. Droga5, founded in 2006, is... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Dems vying for U.S. Senate make casesDuring a meeting before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, U.S. Rep. Tammy Du
Dems vying for U.S. Senate make cases
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
During a meeting before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, state Sen. Napoleon Harris and former Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp also touched on how they’d reduce the national debt and where they differ from... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Democrats vying for U.S. Senate talk up experience, backgroundDuring a meeting before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, U.S. Rep. Tammy Du
Democrats vying for U.S. Senate talk up experience, background
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
During a meeting before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, state Sen. Napoleon Harris and former Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp also touched on how they’d reduce the national debt and where they differ from... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Democrats vying for US Senate talk up experience, backgroundDuring a meeting before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, U.S. Rep. Tammy Du
Democrats vying for US Senate talk up experience, background
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
During a meeting before the Chicago Tribune editorial board, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, state Sen. Napoleon Harris and former Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp also touched on how they’d reduce the national debt and where they differ from... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Duckworth focuses on Kirk as rivals trade barbs on CPS, criminal justice reformsThe exchange on criminal justice marked one of the few contentious moments duri
Duckworth focuses on Kirk as rivals trade barbs on CPS, criminal justice reforms
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The exchange on criminal justice marked one of the few contentious moments during a largely sedate joint appearance before the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board. The lack of rancor was symbolized by the candidates declining an offer to ask their... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bryan College Advancement Department Receives New VP, Chuck BakerThe Advancement Department at Bryan College has a new vice president, Chuck Bak
Bryan College Advancement Department Receives New VP, Chuck Baker
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
The Advancement Department at Bryan College has a new vice president, Chuck Baker. Mr. Baker has an extensive career portfolio that includes over 20 years working in various executive leadership roles at Unum in Chattanooga. After retiring from... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Democratic Senate candidates spar in Tribune ed boardCHICAGO -- On Monday the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate made their first
Democratic Senate candidates spar in Tribune ed board
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO -- On Monday the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate made their first joint appearance together in front of the Chicago Tribune editorial board. Among the issues the candidates drawings contrasts: criminal justice reform and improving... Read more
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Roll Call
Duckworth Blames Kirk for Radicalized Muslims Duckworth implied that statements made by her potential Republican opponent c
Duckworth Blames Kirk for Radicalized Muslims
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Duckworth implied that statements made by her potential Republican opponent cause Muslims to be radicalized. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., implied that politicians... Read more
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Daily Herald
Democrats stake out debt-reduction ideas in first Senate debateThe Democrats running for U.S. Senate pointed to different priorities to tackle
Democrats stake out debt-reduction ideas in first Senate debate
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The Democrats running for U.S. Senate pointed to different priorities to tackle the country's debt today in their first joint debate of the primary race. Asked how to pay for the college tuition breaks and other programs their party's candidates for... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Duckworth, Zopp, Harris face off for first time(AP) — The three Democrats vying for their party's nomination for U.S. Senate a
Duckworth, Zopp, Harris face off for first time
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) — The three Democrats vying for their party's nomination for U.S. Senate are set to face off for the first time this campaign season. U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, state Sen. Napoleon Harris and former Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp are... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
3 Democrats vying for US Senate to face off for 1st timeCHICAGO (AP) - The three Democrats vying for their party's nomination for U.S.
3 Democrats vying for US Senate to face off for 1st time
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The three Democrats vying for their party's nomination for U.S. Senate are set to face off for the first time this campaign season. U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, state Sen. Napoleon Harris and former Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
3 Democrats vying for US Senate to face off for 1st timeCHICAGO (AP) - The three Democrats vying for their party's nomination for U.S.
3 Democrats vying for US Senate to face off for 1st time
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The three Democrats vying for their party's nomination for U.S. Senate are set to face off for the first time this campaign season. U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, state Sen. Napoleon Harris and former Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
Routine Traffic Stop Reveals Over 100 bags of Heroin []Local News A routine traffic stop resulted in a drug bust on Saturday. Broome
Routine Traffic Stop Reveals Over 100 bags of Heroin []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 3 days ago
Local News A routine traffic stop resulted in a drug bust on Saturday. Broome County Sheriff's say they pulled over Qulon Cooper, 35, of Brooklyn for a window tint violation in the Town of Dickson around noon. Sheriff's say Cooper, who is now... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
How Much Pizza Will You Eat For The Superbowl? []Local News Pizza delivery drivers can expect $2 tips to soar as high as $20 an
How Much Pizza Will You Eat For The Superbowl? []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 3 days ago
Local News Pizza delivery drivers can expect $2 tips to soar as high as $20 and Domino's delivery drivers will log a whopping 4 million miles on Super Bowl Sunday. One local Pizzeria in the area is taking full advantage of this pizza surge The... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
High School Students Compete In Science With A Passion []Local News All trying to prove that they have the skills to go to the state wi
High School Students Compete In Science With A Passion []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 3 days ago
Local News All trying to prove that they have the skills to go to the state wide competition. Graham Wilcox is a junior from Vestal High School and he is one of many students who have confidence in their science skills. "I have been doing science... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Gov. appoints 4 to state Board of Pardons and ParolesHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is appointing four Connecticut res
Gov. appoints 4 to state Board of Pardons and Paroles
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is appointing four Connecticut residents to fill vacancies on the Board of Pardons and Paroles. The nominees have various backgrounds, including in law enforcement, victim advocacy and social... Read more
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TribLIVE
Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue | TribLIVE Neighborhoods • Schools, teachers attempt to tackle achievement
Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods • Schools, teachers attempt to tackle achievement gap in Western Pennsylvania He didn't think much about it... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
Broome County Urban League Holds Annual Dinner []Local News The Broome County Urban League served up a spread of great food for
Broome County Urban League Holds Annual Dinner []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 4 days ago
Local News The Broome County Urban League served up a spread of great food for their Annual dinner on Saturday. Many community members came out to the dinner that was hosted at the Vestal Legion. Urban League leaders spoke on the some of... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
Science Olympiad Competition Inspires Young Scientists []Local News Hundreds of science savvy high school students let their brains do
Science Olympiad Competition Inspires Young Scientists []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 4 days ago
Local News Hundreds of science savvy high school students let their brains do the talking at the Southern Tier Science Olympiad competition on Saturday Students representing more than 15 schools faced off in a day long series of contests designed... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
2016 Chinese New Year Gala Gets a Head Start on the New Year []Local News Chinese New Year is on Monday, but one organization decided to get
2016 Chinese New Year Gala Gets a Head Start on the New Year []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 4 days ago
Local News Chinese New Year is on Monday, but one organization decided to get a jump start on the holiday on Saturday. The Southern Tier Chinese Culture Association along with the Binghamton City School District and the Binghamton University... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
New York Firefighters Battle it out With Their Version of the Olympics []Local News Three-Hundred firefighters from all over New York State cheered on
New York Firefighters Battle it out With Their Version of the Olympics []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 4 days ago
Local News Three-Hundred firefighters from all over New York State cheered on their departments during Saturday's New York State Firefighter's Winter Olympics at Greek Peak Mountain. "We do snow tubing, we do sledpole, we do hose relay, and on... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Urban League hosts financial aid workshop for studentsOne of the hardest things about going to college is figuring out how to pay for
Urban League hosts financial aid workshop for students
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
One of the hardest things about going to college is figuring out how to pay for it. On Saturday, Urban League of Rochester hosted a free financial aid workshop aimed at helping high school students who are looking to go to college. It was all part... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lloyd McK. Alston,longtime city educator, diesLloyd McK. Alston, a retired city public school assistant superintendent who la
Lloyd McK. Alston,longtime city educator, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Lloyd McK. Alston, a retired city public school assistant superintendent who later became vice president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Jan. 31 of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 83. "I knew him in the school... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
State report on povertyPEORIA,IL--A statewide report says poverty in Illinois is far worse than before
State report on poverty
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 days ago
PEORIA,IL--A statewide report says poverty in Illinois is far worse than before the 2008 recession. The authors of Racism's Toll: Report on Illinois Poverty explores the impact of institutionalized discrimination. They say achieving higher education... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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My EastText
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
My EastText / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KSPR Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders | Politics - Home Darren McCollester/Getty Images Hillary Clinton will meet
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
| Politics - Home Darren McCollester/Getty Images Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. More From KTVZ.COM Clinton,... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Clinton to meet with civil rights leadersHillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City
Clinton to meet with civil rights leaders
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton will meet with a group of civil rights leaders in New York City on Feb. 16, her campaign aides said Friday. Clinton, aides said, will meet with "some of the top leaders and civil rights organizations ... to discuss the unfinished... Read more
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