For the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton, two of the many speakers at the NAACP convention that started in Kansas City yesterday, poverty is a moral issue.
And as for the work of the organization, there is no separation between civil rights and the economy, Jackson said. Both said the NAACP and black churches have always relied on one another to carry out their missions.
The economy and a wide variety of other topics will be scrutinized at the 101st annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which meets through Thursday at the Kansas City Convention Center. The theme is “One Nation, One Dream.”
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