Live-Tweeting the State of Black America 2012 Townhall

The Greater Sacramento Urban League President/CEO @daviddeluz attended the State of Black America 2012 Townhall in Washington, DC. Here are a collection of his tweets, and those of his chapter @gsul1968, along with the reactions of other audience members and webcast viewers nationwide.
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Sac Urban League @gsul1968
Coming up at 4 pm the State of Black America from Howard Univ. Follow hashtags #SOBA12 and #OccupyTheVote
Sac Urban League @gsul1968
GSUL President/CEO is in Washington DC for the State of Black America 2012 conference. Follow him on Twitter for... http://t.co/LVYZHfpZ
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
Getting ready for the release of the 2012 State of Black America @ Howard U!
EBONY MAGAZINE @EBONYMag
We're tweeting live from Occupy The Vote-The State of Black America @HowardU #SOBA12
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
I'm in the house tweeting LIVE at 2012 #SOBA12 from @HowardU
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
Prez of HU giving the welcome, Dr. Ribeaux.
Sac Urban League @gsul1968
Dr. Sidney Ribeau, President, Howard University kicking off the #SOBA12 townhall.
EBONY MAGAZINE @EBONYMag
"Howard has been a consistent defender of the vote." -Howard University President Sidney A. Ribeau #SOBA12
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
Dr. Ribeau noted former NUL presidents Vernon Jordan and John Jacobs are HU alumnus. #SOBA12
EBONY MAGAZINE @EBONYMag
#SOBA12 is said to address the defense of the right to vote in response to trends in minority voter registration and participation
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
NULPI ED Chanel Hardy talks about development of the report, including evidence of attempts at voter suppression by states. #SOBA12
Sac Urban League @gsul1968
Chanelle Hardy of the NUL Policy Institute explaining why #SOBA12 focused on voting rights.
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
This is the third year #SOBA12 includes the equality index with Latino data. Question for the index: is America post-racial?
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
#SOBA12 includes the NUL 8 point plan for economic recovery.
EBONY MAGAZINE @EBONYMag
"We have the pleasure in this generation to work in a unified way with other civil rights organizations."-Mark Morial #SOBA12
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
NAACP President Ben Jealous is taking about the link between the #SOBA2012 and "America's "addiction to incarceration".
EBONY MAGAZINE @EBONYMag
"This year we have seen more states introducing more laws to keep people from voting" -Ben Jealous, NAACP
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
Ben Jealous @naacp says Jim Crow is alive and well - States are kicking poor whites and blacks off voter rolls in southern states like Fl.
Sac Urban League @gsul1968
Janet Murguia, President and CEO, National Council of La Raza (NCLR) up next at #SOBA12.
David DeLuz @daviddeluz
@nclr is on the stage taking about black/brown partnerships to improve economic conditions for our communities. #SOBA2012
EBONY MAGAZINE @EBONYMag
Janet Murguia,President of National Council of La Raza. Speaking on partnering w/ Urban League to keep issues of black & brown ppl relevant
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"United we will overcome. There is more that unites us than divides us. " -Janet Murgia, President National Council of La Raza #SOBA12
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This is the third year #SOBA12 includes an equality index for Hispanic America.
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