- Marc H. Morial: Donald Trump has an opportunity to be a leader for all Americans, not just white Americans
- Morial: The National Urban League and the social justice community will support Trump in expanding, protecting the rights of people of color
- But leaders will also stand in opposition to any attempts to roll back 50 years of progress on civil rights
Marc H. Morial is President and CEO of the National Urban League. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)In the days and weeks following the 2016 presidential election, a wave of racially motivated hate crimes and harassment swept the nation. Many of the perpetrators invoked the name of Donald Trump, suggesting that a new ethos had descended upon the United States.