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Black America Today: The Debate

From the future of affirmative action to the call for slavery reparations, the issues facing the African American community today are a constant source of controversy and debate. We asked two leading activists to discuss the options for answers.

Hugh B. Price

Hugh B. Price,
President/CEO,
National Urban League
New York, NY

Founded in 1910, the National Urban League is the oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans.

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Robert L. Woodson, Sr.

Robert L. Woodson, Sr.
President/Founder,
National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1981, the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise works with community and faith-based organizations to address societal problems.

read his bio.
Debate Topics Menu
Affirmative Action
Diversity in Schools
Economic Future
Faith Based Initiatives
Knowing Each Other
Leadership Models
Media Stereotypes
Political Power
Race in the 21st Century
Slavery Reparations


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