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Get to the polls for all elections, Urban League delegates are urged

Get to the polls for all elections, Urban League delegates are urged

Benjamin Crump, the go-to civil rights lawyer in high-profile cases, said Thursday there's an effective way for African-Americans to end what he depicted as an ongoing plague of police violence toward black men. The solution, Crump said, is voting — for every office, not just the first black president. "You gotta go vote," Crump said in remarks to a National Urban League Conference session on voting rights, criminal justice and police accountability. All those issues are intertwined, he said. "The fundamental right in America is your right to vote," he said, urging African-Americans to "vote for the prosecutor, vote for the judge. We get confused...

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