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Jacob, John E. (1934-) [John E. Jacob's remarks at the 78th Annual NAACP Convention, 1987]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.179 Author/Creator: Jacob, John E. (1934-) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Typed document Date: 8 July 1987 Pagination: 8 p. ; 28 x 21.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One typed address by John E. Jacob, president of the National Urban League at the 78th Annual NAACP Convention dated July 8, 1987. Addresses a concern that "racism is dead." States that the National Urban League has organized an education initiative to uplift members of the black community. Jacob says the responsibility falls on them [African Americans] to make an impact on lingering racist practices.

People: Jacob, John E., 1934-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansEducationFamilyGovernment and CivicsQuality of LifeRace discriminationRacism

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