We at the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati support our National President, Marc Morial, in his outcry regarding the recent remarks of Rick Santorum. We must remember poverty knows no color, no gender or no segment of the country. It is alarming that in the year 2012, there are still politicians and others who fan the flames of discontent and divisiveness among Americans. Today, Mr. Santorum’s remarks singled out African Americans. This is not a black issue alone. It is the responsibility of all Americans to respond to this type of race-baiting and remind Mr. Santorum that his comments are unacceptable for again, poverty knows no color, no gender or no segment of the country.
This is unacceptable rhetoric coming from someone who wants to lead this nation.
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