Several presidential hopefuls in Indianapolis for National Urban League Conference


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WISH-TV) – Several presidential hopefuls are in Indianapolis for this year’s National Urban League Conference.

This is the first time in 25 years the National Urban League Conference has come to the Hoosier State.

Five democratic candidates spoke Thursday, including Former Vice President Joe Biden and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker.

Some of the issues they addressed were racism and inequalities while taking shots at president trump.

“It’s easy to call Donald Trump a racist now. You get no badge of courage for that. The question is what were you doing to address structural inequality and institutional racism throughout your life.”

“He rips at families, rips them apart at our borders. Puts children in cages. He’s actively working to undo every bit of the progress President Obama and I and our administration did.”

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and California Senator Kamala Harris are scheduled to speak Friday.

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This story was originally published on July 25, 2019

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