The Rev. Al Sharpton to speak at Ohio Legislative Black Caucus convention—
The Rev. Al Sharpton, the well-known civil rights activist and MSNBC political commentator, will deliver the keynote address Saturday at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.
“The African-American community faces huge challenges, including high unemployment rates, high drop-out rates for students and a lack of affordable health care,” said State Rep. Sandra Williams, the caucus’ president. “This convention is vital to every African-American in Ohio. The people attending will develop action plans designed to bring about change.”