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President Obama convenes African American policy conference

WASHINGTON – President Obama welcomed African American leaders from Massachusetts and across the country to the White House today for discussions about what the president has done for the black community and what he can do better.

The day-long conference includes meetings with an array of Obama administration officials, from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to Enivronmental Protection Adency Adminstrator Lisa Jackson. The White House is seeking to educate participants about Obama’s record on education, civil rights, housing and poverty.

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