Episode: 50: Mike Bloomberg 110th NAACP Annual Convention Remarks


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50: Mike Bloomberg 110th NAACP Annual Convention Remarks
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- better known as the NAACP convenes an annual meeting of members, delegates, elected officials, entertainers, authors, athletes and other leaders from across the country. This year, the organization hosted its 110th convening with over 10,000 people in attendance. The convention helps set the organization’s policy priorities for the coming year. The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. Among the speakers this year were Presidential candidates, activists, business leaders, and philanthropists including our founder Mike Bloomberg. In his speech, he spoke about prioritizing education as a path to equity and equality, and how it can be done.

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