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Civil Rights Leaders Press Biden: 'We Need A Gumbo Cabinet'

Joe Biden delivers a speech at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center, on July 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)
Joe Biden delivers a speech at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center, on July 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)

We speak to Marc Morial, president and CEO of The National Urban League and former mayor of New Orleans, about the direct line he and other civil rights groups hope to have with President-elect Joe Biden as he goes about choosing his Cabinet.

There has been some concern from prominent Black, Hispanic and Asian groups that Biden is not making good on his promise to have their backs after they helped deliver him to victory.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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