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National Urban League State of Black America Webisode Series Preview

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President of the National Urban League Marc Morial and Media Personality Clovia “Miss Community” Lawrence both agree on support for mental health services. However, there may be cuts to the Affordable Care Act that will reduce those services. “When it comes to mental health issues most individuals need treatment centers and not correctional centers,” said Clovia Lawrence

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Roland Martin of TV One will host The State of Black America Town Hall before a live audience at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. tonight at 8 eastern on TV One. According to TV One the nation’s greatest thought leaders, including Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, George University professor and author; Angela Rye, political commentator and analyst; Toure, culture critic and journalist; Symone Sanders, former national press secretary for Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT); Jeff Johnson, journalist; Angela Sailor, former director of the RNC’s Coalitions Department; and Paris Dennard, GOP commentator.

Thought leaders will have an open discussion about the issues of job creation, voting rights and criminal justice reform. Mental Health advocacy should be included in the conversation tonight.