Clay Cites ‘unprecedented Threat’ In Urging Continued Activism At Urban League Conference

Clay cites ‘unprecedented threat’ in urging continued activism at Urban League conference

ST. LOUIS • Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-St. Louis, told a gathering of activists Friday that they were “in the fight of our lives, not just to save our cities but to save our young people.”
Clay was the keynote speaker at the national conference of the Urban League being held at America’s Center downtown.
The organization honored the Democratic congressman with its Legend Award at a black tie gala in his hometown.

In a fiery speech, he emphasized the importance of gathering in St. Louis at a time when he believes there is “an unprecedented threat” against equal employment, …

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