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Black Press USA
GAO Report: Segregation Increasing at Some U.S. Schoolswhere one percent or less of the school population is white. #BrownVBoard.” In
GAO Report: Segregation Increasing at Some U.S. Schools
Black Press USA / Posted 31 minutes ago
where one percent or less of the school population is white. #BrownVBoard.” In a statement about the report, National Urban League President Marc Morial said that the findings in GAO report confirm “that the promise of Brown remains a promise... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Urban League releases ‘Main Street Marshall Plan’ saying the State of Black America is ‘locked out’ 24th May 2016 · 0 Comments By Hazel Trice EdneyContributing Writer (TriceEd
Urban League releases ‘Main Street Marshall Plan’ saying the State of Black America is ‘locked out’
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 38 minutes ago
24th May 2016 · 0 Comments By Hazel Trice EdneyContributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Declaring that the state of Black America is “locked out”... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Jackson: Distinct perspectives on racial progressto be a quarterback.” (Wilmore is the host of “The Nightly Show” on Comedy Cent
Jackson: Distinct perspectives on racial progress
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
to be a quarterback.” (Wilmore is the host of “The Nightly Show” on Comedy Central.) ‘Born in a minefield’ The National Urban League last week released its annual State of Black America, and the league president, Marc H. Morial, noted in an open... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Lou. Urban League Youth Development, Edu. Dept. highlights students' participation in Street AcademyLOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- The Louisville Urban League Youth Development and Educat
Lou. Urban League Youth Development, Edu. Dept. highlights students' participation in Street Academy
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- The Louisville Urban League Youth Development and Education Department highlighted more than two dozen 4th and 5th grade young men for their participation in the organization's Street Academy Program. Street Academy aims to... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Black America in better shape than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America in better shape than 40 years ago
The Charlotte Post / Posted 3 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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NBC News
Analysis: Breaking the walls in business: pathways to profit and perpetuityeven better understand the criticality of an inclusive point of view. In a sens
Analysis: Breaking the walls in business: pathways to profit and perpetuity
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
even better understand the criticality of an inclusive point of view. In a sense, we are a "united nation" and a "national urban league" of our own, and that has impacted how we view the world, how we view business - and perhaps most importantly,... Read more
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ABC News
How Trump May Imperil GOP's Plans to Reach Minority Voterswas formerly the Coalitions Director for Jeb Bush when he was a candidate. "Je
How Trump May Imperil GOP's Plans to Reach Minority Voters
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
was formerly the Coalitions Director for Jeb Bush when he was a candidate. "Jeb gave a landmark speech to the Urban League last summer in which he laid out his philosophy to go everywhere, "campaign everywhere," and "ask for every... Read more
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The Advocate
Why This Week Was Huge for Black Gayscountry, as it naggingly continues to be challenged as a form of reverse discri
Why This Week Was Huge for Black Gays
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
country, as it naggingly continues to be challenged as a form of reverse discrimination. In a 1960 address to the National Urban League, Martin Luther King shared his hopeful remarks about the landmark decision: "For all men of good will May 17,... Read more
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Black Press USA
New Report: Despite Progress, Deep Inequality Plagues Black Americavirtually ignoring the plight of African-Americans and Latinos. That drove Ver
New Report: Despite Progress, Deep Inequality Plagues Black America
Black Press USA / Posted 4 days ago
virtually ignoring the plight of African-Americans and Latinos. That drove Vernon Jordan, then-president of the National Urban League, to commission his own report. Now, 40 years later, the “State of Black America” report is a prominent tool that... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Kevin Fields named new President of LCCChas worked with LCCC for four years as the Senior Vice President and is also kn
Kevin Fields named new President of LCCC
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
has worked with LCCC for four years as the Senior Vice President and is also known in Louisville through his work with the Urban League and Housing Authority. Fields replaces longtime President Sam Watkins Junior, who is retiring after 28... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
It’s hard to say no to momit's nice to have something you can connect on.” The two have been involved in
It’s hard to say no to mom
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
it's nice to have something you can connect on.” The two have been involved in other organizations—the Chicago Urban League, he as a board member and she as head of the education department, and the Chicago Park District, he as... Read more
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Slate
The NRA Convention Opens Thursday in Louisville, Kentucky. More Than 100 People Have Been Shot There This Year.division that the boulevard demarcates is more than geographic. Sadiqa Reynolds
The NRA Convention Opens Thursday in Louisville, Kentucky. More Than 100 People Have Been Shot There This Year.
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
division that the boulevard demarcates is more than geographic. Sadiqa Reynolds, president and CEO of the Louisville Urban League, draws links between West End shootings and the shortages—of public transportation, of good homes, of mental... Read more
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The Hill
Biden wants ‘uncomfortable’ racism debate“No one wants to say that,” he told a National Urban League legislative policy
Biden wants ‘uncomfortable’ racism debate
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
“No one wants to say that,” he told a National Urban League legislative policy conference in Washington, according to Politico. "I know I sometimes speak out too loudly, sometimes, but I make no apologies for it. Sometimes it’s uncomfortable, but... Read more
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Roll Call
'Institutional Racism' Holds Blacks Back, Biden Warnsrecovery overseen by the Obama administration has benefited whites more than bl
'Institutional Racism' Holds Blacks Back, Biden Warns
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
recovery overseen by the Obama administration has benefited whites more than blacks and Hispanics, Biden told a National Urban League conference in Washington. And he said "institutional racism" is a big reason why. Over half of black children... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
UB students return to classroom to inspire next generation of dentistsJ. Zambon, dean of the UB dental school. This year, the Dental Pipeline Progra
UB students return to classroom to inspire next generation of dentists
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 5 days ago
J. Zambon, dean of the UB dental school. This year, the Dental Pipeline Program was held in partnership with the Buffalo Urban League, which facilitated a daily after-school program at Health Sciences Charter School. Each Thursday, UB dental... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Report: Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first “State of Black America
Report: Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
The Birmingham Times / Posted 5 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first “State of Black America” report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, “Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice,” looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago near bottom for black employment, income equalityof 70 for income equality, according to the 40th annual The State of Black Amer
Chicago near bottom for black employment, income equality
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
of 70 for income equality, according to the 40th annual The State of Black America report, published May 17 by the National Urban League. Unemployment for blacks in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin area stands at 18.6 percent, compared with 5.8 percent... Read more
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examiner.com
Congresswoman Robin Kelly featured in 2016 State of Black America ReportThe State of Black America®, the National Urban League’s seminal annual publica
Congresswoman Robin Kelly featured in 2016 State of Black America Report
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
The State of Black America®, the National Urban League’s seminal annual publication now in its 40th edition, has become one of the most highly-anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jump-starting Chicago developmentChicago's attention on those realms, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has appointed Andrea Zo
Jump-starting Chicago development
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Chicago's attention on those realms, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has appointed Andrea Zopp — former U.S. Senate candidate, Chicago Urban League president and federal prosecutor — as his deputy mayor overseeing neighborhood revitalization. Emanuel's City... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Chicago debates rules for short-term rentals like Airbnband incomes. "This extra income can make a difference to everyday people," sai
Chicago debates rules for short-term rentals like Airbnb
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 days ago
and incomes. "This extra income can make a difference to everyday people," said Margaret Wooten, a director of the Chicago Urban League. Questions about how to regulate the short-term rental industry aren't new. Laws are on the books in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago, Urban League saysRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago, Urban League says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years AgoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years Ago
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years AgoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years Ago
NBC Connecticut / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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NBC New York
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years AgoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years Ago
NBC New York / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years AgoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years Ago
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Report: Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Report: Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years AgoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years Ago
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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The Mercury News
Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Report has surprising finding on black AmericaRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Report has surprising finding on black America
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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CBS News
Report has surprising finding on black AmericaRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Report has surprising finding on black America
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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NBC News
Are African-Americans Locked Out? State of Black America ReportThe National Urban League's 2016 State of Black America Report, 'Locked Out: Ed
Are African-Americans Locked Out? State of Black America Report
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
The National Urban League's 2016 State of Black America Report, 'Locked Out: Education, Jobs, & Justice,' offers a sobering reminder of the deep racial disparities in housing, employment, and education that still divides blacks and whites across... Read more
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Daily Mail
Black America doing much better than 40 years agolife for African-Americans is on the rise but blacks still struggle to buy thei
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
life for African-Americans is on the rise but blacks still struggle to buy their own homes, new report says The National Urban League released their annual report on the state of black and Hispanic Americans on Tuesday The report shows that... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
UT police officer accidentally shoots self, hospitalizedthey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
UT police officer accidentally shoots self, hospitalized
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of... African-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Austin flood control improvements could cost $4Bthey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
Austin flood control improvements could cost $4B
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of... African-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Former tribal agent pleads guilty to theft in embezzlementthey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
Former tribal agent pleads guilty to theft in embezzlement
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of... African-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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NBC Washington
Black America Doing Better Than 40 Years Ago, Report Saysand much better than they did when its first "State of Black America'' report c
Black America Doing Better Than 40 Years Ago, Report Says
NBC Washington / Posted 7 days ago
and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America'' report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice,'' looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira dies in Texasthey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira dies in Texas
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of... African-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Report: Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first “State of Black America
Report: Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first “State of Black America” report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, “Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice,” looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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Philly.com
Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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Newsmax
Report: Black America Doing Much Better than 40 Years AgoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Report: Black America Doing Much Better than 40 Years Ago
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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The Daily Record
Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
The Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & ... Complete access to news articles on this... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Thunder's Steven Adams apologizes for 'monkeys' commentthey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
Thunder's Steven Adams apologizes for 'monkeys' comment
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of... African-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Black America doing much better than 40 years agothey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of... African-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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Roll Call
Will Pro-LGBT Stances Hurt GOP Senators?The two candidates for the Democratic nomination are Rep. Tammy Duckworth and f
Will Pro-LGBT Stances Hurt GOP Senators?
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
The two candidates for the Democratic nomination are Rep. Tammy Duckworth and former president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League Andrea Zopp. But Ormsby also noted that a poll released in December commissioned by the Illinois Observer,... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Black America doing much better than 40 years agoRecession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
Recession, and much better than they did when its first "State of Black America" report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday. The new report, "Locked Out: Education, Jobs & Justice," looks at how blacks and Hispanics have... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Black America doing much better than 40 years agothey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of Black America" report 40 years ago. The National Urban League's newest report,... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Report: Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years Agothey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
Report: Black America Doing Much Better Than 40 Years Ago
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first “State of Black America” report 40 years ago. The National Urban League’s newest report,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Black America doing much better than 40 years agothey have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and
Black America doing much better than 40 years ago
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 days ago
they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when the National Urban League issued its first "State of Black America" report 40 years ago. The National Urban League's newest report,... Read more
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