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NBC Chicago
Emanuel Picks Zopp for Deputy Mayorfor the role. Steve Koch, who was appointed in 2012, currently serves as deputy
Emanuel Picks Zopp for Deputy Mayor
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 hours ago
for the role. Steve Koch, who was appointed in 2012, currently serves as deputy mayor and handles overseas finances. The Urban League chief is a prominent figure in Chicago’s African-American community. She was appointed to the Chicago School... Read more
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The Advocate
Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman says he's doing 'best job that can be done,' and federal takeover of New Orleans jail 'not the answer’include representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, Landrieu’s administration, t
Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman says he's doing 'best job that can be done,' and federal takeover of New Orleans jail 'not the answer’
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
include representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, Landrieu’s administration, the Business Council of New Orleans and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. Gusman said he created the job “to put down any of these questions about the financial... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Sheriff Gusman dismisses idea of receivership; announces top 3 jail managersGusman said there will be a search committee that includes representatives from
Sheriff Gusman dismisses idea of receivership; announces top 3 jail managers
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 hours ago
Gusman said there will be a search committee that includes representatives from the city, the Business Council and the Urban League. "To oversee the business operations and to put down any of these questions about the financial and business... Read more
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The Advocate
Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman to reorganize key positions; says feds’ expectations for jail ‘unreasonable’include representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, Landrieu’s administration, t
Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman to reorganize key positions; says feds’ expectations for jail ‘unreasonable’
The Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
include representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, Landrieu’s administration, the Business Council of New Orleans and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. Gusman said he created the job ““to put down any of these questions about the financial... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Nothing compares 2 U2nd May 2016 · 0 Comments By Marc H. MorialPresident/CEO, National Urban Leagu
Nothing compares 2 U
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
2nd May 2016 · 0 Comments By Marc H. MorialPresident/CEO, National Urban League It was July 4, 2014. The Essence Music Festival was marking its 20th anniversary. The headliner of the annual celebration of African-American music and culture was none... Read more
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Black Press USA
Black Liberals are Hypocrites When It Comes to the N-wordNational Committee (DNC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the National As
Black Liberals are Hypocrites When It Comes to the N-word
Black Press USA / Posted 14 hours ago
National Committee (DNC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the National Association of Colored People (NAACP), the Urban League, Al Sharpton, Joy Reed, Melissa Perry, etc. all demanded every Republican official to immediately “repudiate”... Read more
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Philly.com
D.A. loses to defender - in boxing ring, not courtBattle of the Barristers was part of a "Night at the Fights" fund-raising event
D.A. loses to defender - in boxing ring, not court
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Battle of the Barristers was part of a "Night at the Fights" fund-raising event that partnered the Joe Hand Gym with the Urban League, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, United Way, and other nonprofits benefiting young people. Organizers... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Starbucks Opens First Store in Fergusonnumber one thing we heard from young people in Ferguson is ‘we need jobs,’” sai
Starbucks Opens First Store in Ferguson
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
number one thing we heard from young people in Ferguson is ‘we need jobs,’” said Michael McMillan, president and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. “So we need to engage these youth and we need to figure out how we can help them to... Read more
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ABC News
Starbucks Opens Its First Store in Fergusonnumber one thing we heard from young people in Ferguson is ‘we need jobs,’" sai
Starbucks Opens Its First Store in Ferguson
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
number one thing we heard from young people in Ferguson is ‘we need jobs,’" said Michael McMillan, president and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. "So we need to engage these youth and we need to figure out how we can help them to... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rev. Jackson Supports Gas Tax Proposed To Combat Violencefor the Community Stabilization & Anti-Violence Act. He was joined by Boykin, S
Rev. Jackson Supports Gas Tax Proposed To Combat Violence
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
for the Community Stabilization & Anti-Violence Act. He was joined by Boykin, St. Sabina Fr. Michael Pfleger, Chicago Urban League President Shari Runner and former head of DEA Peter Bensinger. “Because gun violence touches everyone in Cook... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxille mayor names new executive director for PARCCenter, Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum, Martin Luther King Jr. Comme
Knoxille mayor names new executive director for PARC
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Center, Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum, Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Commission and Knoxville Area Urban League Young Professionals, according to the release. "Clarence combines community engagement and knowledge with the... Read more
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USA Today
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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11 News Houston
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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First Coast News
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprintto build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they wil
Starbucks opens in Ferguson, as company eyes bolstering urban footprint
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
to build the shop, and created a multi-use space within the store that they will lend to non-profits, including the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, to conduct job training programs. Starbucks also entered into a partnership with an... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KCS task force presents recommendations for closing achievement gapus to make changes in order to remove any kind of inequities in our system,” sa
KCS task force presents recommendations for closing achievement gap
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 4 days ago
us to make changes in order to remove any kind of inequities in our system,” said Phyllis Nichols, from the Knoxville Area Urban League. “We think that creating an environment that is conducive for learning would be in the best interest for all of... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Lack of grocery store options in one part of Louisville creating 'food desert'are so many communities where there is a Kroger, there is a Meijer, a Walmart s
Lack of grocery store options in one part of Louisville creating 'food desert'
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
are so many communities where there is a Kroger, there is a Meijer, a Walmart superstore, a Whole Foods," said Urban League President Sadiqa Reynolds. "Everything within blocks of each other. They can all co-exist. There are enough... Read more
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Daily Mail
NeNe Leakes invited to White House Correspondents' Association Dinnerthe 2010 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, DC Obam
NeNe Leakes invited to White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the 2010 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, DC Obama during a July 2012 speech to the National Urban League about economic competitiveness said: 'You’re competing against young people in Beijing and Bangalore. You know,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago's African-American community is in crisisto interview boys and girls, ages 13 to 16, for an opportunity to visit China.
Chicago's African-American community is in crisis
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
to interview boys and girls, ages 13 to 16, for an opportunity to visit China. This trip was sponsored by the Chicago Urban League. One young man had terrific grades for three years in a row, but in the last year, they had plummeted. I asked... Read more
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The Advocate
Returning New Orleans charter schools to local control a step closer to becoming realityis time for our community to be unified under one system,” said Erika McConduit
Returning New Orleans charter schools to local control a step closer to becoming reality
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
is time for our community to be unified under one system,” said Erika McConduit-Diggs, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. While not totally happy with the bill, McConduit-Diggs said it’s “as good as could be... Read more
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The Advocate
Returning New Orleans charter schools to local control a step closer to becoming realityis time for our community to be unified under one system,” said Erika McConduit
Returning New Orleans charter schools to local control a step closer to becoming reality
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
is time for our community to be unified under one system,” said Erika McConduit-Diggs, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. While not totally happy with the bill, McConduit-Diggs said it’s “as good as could be... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Police officer to face grand jury in killing of black man on Florida highwayfrom law enforcement.” But community leaders were more critical. Patrick Frank
Police officer to face grand jury in killing of black man on Florida highway
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
from law enforcement.” But community leaders were more critical. Patrick Franklin, president of the Palm Beach County Urban League, said: “This is a very disappointing decision because we think there was enough evidence, enough issues that... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Corey Jones shooting sent to grand jurythe evidence, make a fair assessment and come back with the charge against offi
Corey Jones shooting sent to grand jury
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 5 days ago
the evidence, make a fair assessment and come back with the charge against officer Raja right now," said Palm Beach County Urban League President Patrick Franklin. The State Attorney's Office did not say if Raja was interviewed at the scene of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Urban League Presents Entrepreneur Power AwardsAt this year’s Fourth Annual Entrepreneur Power Luncheon, held Tuesday, April 2
Urban League Presents Entrepreneur Power Awards
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
At this year’s Fourth Annual Entrepreneur Power Luncheon, held Tuesday, April 26 at the Chattanoogan Hotel, the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga honored three local businesses with Entrepreneur Power Awards. The Hot Chocolatier was awarded... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Courting Controversytime, and as many as 1,400 black residents left the neighborhood between 2000 a
Courting Controversy
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 5 days ago
time, and as many as 1,400 black residents left the neighborhood between 2000 and 2010, according to a Greater Cincinnati Urban League report released last year, even as new white residents moved in. Opponents of NorthPointe’s plan fear it could... Read more
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The Atlantic
Bernie Sanders and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the North(CCCO), a civil-rights coalition including the National Association for the Adv
Bernie Sanders and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the North
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
(CCCO), a civil-rights coalition including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Urban League, black and white parents, and the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the organization with which Sanders was... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
UPDATE: Police canvassing area for potential property damageand criticism during UW-Madison racial climate meeting UW-Madison leaders met
UPDATE: Police canvassing area for potential property damage
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 5 days ago
and criticism during UW-Madison racial climate meeting UW-Madison leaders met with community members Monday night at the Urban League of Greater Madison on Park Street. The goal of this community Q&A session was to address recent hate and bias... Read more
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Boston Herald
Amazon reverses Roxbury bungleshouldn’t have been a distinction in the first place, but they corrected it,” s
Amazon reverses Roxbury bungle
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
shouldn’t have been a distinction in the first place, but they corrected it,” said Darnell Williams, chief executive of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts. “It’s always a struggle when you have to fight for what’s being provided for everyone... Read more
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Philly.com
Seth Williams vs. Tariq El-Shabazz in featured bout without the trash talkEl-Shabazz, in a scheduled six-minute fund-raising bout Saturday night at Templ
Seth Williams vs. Tariq El-Shabazz in featured bout without the trash talk
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
El-Shabazz, in a scheduled six-minute fund-raising bout Saturday night at Temple University's Liacouras Center to help the Urban League of Philadelphia. Williams has been training with legendary Philly fighter Bernard Hopkins. Neither Williams... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Plans move forward to fill jobs at W. Louisville FoodPortas well. So bringing a whole lot of good things together here for the community
Plans move forward to fill jobs at W. Louisville FoodPort
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
as well. So bringing a whole lot of good things together here for the community in terms of jobs, local food, and neighborhood revitalization," Mayor Fischer said. The Louisville Urban League will help the city fill many of tho... Read more
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