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Rev. Al Sharpton, community leaders draw attention to high unemployment rate among Black New Yorkers, tout Steve Cohen’s casino plan


Mar. 8, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Rev. Al Sharpton, the founder of the National Action Network, a New York-based civil rights organization, joined several community leaders at a church in East Elmhurst Thursday to discuss the high rate of unemployment among Black and Hispanic New Yorkers. Sharpton, who spoke at the First Baptist Church of Corona, called upon the leaders of New York City and New York State to address the widening unemployment gap between Black and Brown New Yorkers and white residents. He also revealed that he and New York City Mayor Eric Adams plan to hold a summit…
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