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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 15 July 2009

President Barack Obama addressed the 100th NAACP Convention on Thursday, July 17.
Log onto http://www.naacpwebcast.com/2009/naacp-09-watch.aspx to watch his speech and many others who spoke at the convention. You can find the president's speech by clicking "Day Five."
The president's remarks wrapped up a five day convention in New York that featured speeches and workshops with NAACP National President Benjamin Jealous, former Congressman and NAACP President Kweisi Mfume, Urban League Director Marc Morial, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, Congressman Charles Rangel, New York Governor David Paterson and Dr. Cornel West, among others.
Obama encouraged young people to reach their goals and dreams. He did not introduce new policy items. 












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