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President Franklin Delivers Speech On Behalf of Ambassador Andrew Young in Jamaica

Leaders urged to find a better way of improving people's lives

By Erica Virtue, Observer writer
Monday, July 30, 2007

Jamaica's political and business leaders have been challenged to find a better way of improving the lot of the people they seek to represent, even as modern societies struggle to find common ground in achieving economic prosperity and social justice.

Morehouse College president, Robert Michael Franklin, in an address on Saturday night at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, challenged the Jamaican community to remember the proponents of "a higher way and better way - the way of shared prosperity - as the country seeks to improve the lives of Jamaicans".

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