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Urban One Addresses Political and Racial Climate

Topic: Racial Issues and Equality
Posted on 6/5/2020

Urban One hosted a virtual town hall, “We Are One: More Than A Hashtag,” on June 4 to address the political and racial climate surrounding George Floyd’s death. The town hall featured panelists include NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson and National Urban League President Marc Morial among others.

“We grieve with the Floyd family over the tragic murder of George Floyd and stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters who demonstrate and cry out for justice, which is long overdue,” said Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes. “Urban One has always provided a forum for these kinds of discussions, and we will continue in that 40-year old tradition.”

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