Obama, black leaders meet on jobs, economy

Feb. 10, 2010 at 7:10 AM

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Leaders of the African-American community are set to travel to Washington Wednesday to discuss jobs and the economy with President Barack Obama.

Expected to attend the closed-door meeting in the Oval Office are Dr. Dorothy I. Height, chairwoman of National Council of Negro Women; Benjamin T. Jealous, president of the NAACP; Marc H. Morial, president and chief executive officer of the National Urban League; and the Rev. Al Sharpton, president and founder of National Action Network, the White House said.

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