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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & Notespresident of Leadership Akron. Carter sits on four nonprofit community boards:
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 52 minutes ago
president of Leadership Akron. Carter sits on four nonprofit community boards: the Greater Akron Chamber, The Akron Urban League, the NAACP Akron Chapter and Cleveland Clinic Akron General. She is also active on various advisory councils and... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Black Activists from Different Generations See the Civil Rights Fight TodayAs the head of the National Urban League, Marc Morial is charged with leading o
How Black Activists from Different Generations See the Civil Rights Fight Today
The Atlantic / Posted 56 minutes ago
As the head of the National Urban League, Marc Morial is charged with leading one of the oldest and most significant civil-rights organizations in the United States. On Wednesday, he sat on a stage with DeRay McKesson, a prominent leader in Black... Read more
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Boston Herald
Activists: Black parents, teachers need BLS sayElla J. Baker House. The group — made up of Boston NAACP, the ACLU of Massachu
Activists: Black parents, teachers need BLS say
Boston Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Ella J. Baker House. The group — made up of Boston NAACP, the ACLU of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts and Ella J. Baker House — also criticized the school discipline policies they say often... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
'My Brother's Keeper' initiative coming to ClevelandCleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers are also tentatively set to participat
'My Brother's Keeper' initiative coming to Cleveland
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 13 hours ago
Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers are also tentatively set to participate. Brown says many groups, including the Urban League, NAACP, Boys' and Girls' Clubs, numerous black ministers and the YMCA, will be involved. Asked why it took so... Read more
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Boston Globe
Civil rights leaders, clergy renew push for city to address racial climate in schoolsof Massachusetts, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, the Lawyers’ Committee
Civil rights leaders, clergy renew push for city to address racial climate in schools
Boston Globe / Posted 14 hours ago
of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, Azusa Christian Community, and Rev. Miniard Culpepper of Pleasant Hill Bapt... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Education Stakeholders To Inform State Plan, Policies To Transition To New Federal LawSchools, Lauderdale County Department of Education Phyllis Nichols, President
Tennessee Education Stakeholders To Inform State Plan, Policies To Transition To New Federal Law
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 hours ago
Schools, Lauderdale County Department of Education Phyllis Nichols, President and Chief Executive Officer, Knoxville Area Urban League Sharon Roberts, Chief Strategy Officer, State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) Clint Sattler,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
County Commission Gives Up Fight On $900,000 In Discretionary Fundsalso contains a slight increase of 0.6 percent percent for supported agencies.
County Commission Gives Up Fight On $900,000 In Discretionary Funds
The Chattanoogan / Posted 20 hours ago
also contains a slight increase of 0.6 percent percent for supported agencies. Those agencies include the City-County Planning Agency, the Air Pollution Control Bureau, the Humane Educational Society, the Urban League and Erlanger Healt... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
VIEWER POLL: Best restaurant in the Highlands?is the best restaurant in the Highlands? What is the best restaurant in the Hi
VIEWER POLL: Best restaurant in the Highlands?
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
is the best restaurant in the Highlands? What is the best restaurant in the Highlands? HIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo todayHIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo today (Source: Jeremy... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
County leaders rally to urge better transitget to appointments. Our residents need something better than this.” Frank Whi
County leaders rally to urge better transit
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted yesterday
get to appointments. Our residents need something better than this.” Frank Whitfield, executive director of Lorain County Urban League, said it’s hard to know what to tell people who say they can’t get a job because they don’t have transportation,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Driver in hospital after car crashes head-on into utility poleHIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo todayHIRING TODAY: Lo
Driver in hospital after car crashes head-on into utility pole
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
HIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo todayHIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo today (Source: Jeremy Wilburn/Flickr Commons) The Louisville Urban League is hosting its annual Jeffersontown Career Expo... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ballard County man charged in knife attackJones and Baby Leo are stopping by WAVE 3 News Sunrise today to say Hi to all o
Ballard County man charged in knife attack
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
Jones and Baby Leo are stopping by WAVE 3 News Sunrise today to say Hi to all of our viewers. HIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo todayHIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo today (Source: Jeremy... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
LIVE on Sunrise: Lauren Jones stops by with Baby LeoJones and Baby Leo are stopping by WAVE 3 News Sunrise today to say Hi to all o
LIVE on Sunrise: Lauren Jones stops by with Baby Leo
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
Jones and Baby Leo are stopping by WAVE 3 News Sunrise today to say Hi to all of our viewers. HIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo todayHIRING TODAY: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo today (Source: Jeremy... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
NOW HIRING: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo today (Source: Jeremy Wilburn/Flickr Commons) The Louisville Urban League is hosti
NOW HIRING: Louisville Urban League hosting career expo today
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
(Source: Jeremy Wilburn/Flickr Commons) The Louisville Urban League is hosting its annual Jeffersontown Career Expo... Read more
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Boston Herald
Black leaders seek change with new BLS headmasterWe’re working to continue that as well.” Curry said he was “cautiously optimis
Black leaders seek change with new BLS headmaster
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
We’re working to continue that as well.” Curry said he was “cautiously optimistic” about Contompasis’ selection and Urban League president Darnell Williams, who along with Curry has criticized how BLS handled complaints of racist activity,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Longtime Legal Aid executive remains passionate about missionfrom the Drug Abuse Treatment Association. More recently, Bertisch was presente
Longtime Legal Aid executive remains passionate about mission
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
from the Drug Abuse Treatment Association. More recently, Bertisch was presented with a lifetime achievement award from the Urban League of Palm Beach County at its 42nd Annual Equal Opportunity Day Awards Luncheon in April. He said that he was... Read more
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The Advocate
Officials settle on same 3 Port of New Orleans board nominees, going from private to public meetingOrleans; Maritime Trades Council of Greater New Orleans and Vicinity; Metropoli
Officials settle on same 3 Port of New Orleans board nominees, going from private to public meeting
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Orleans; Maritime Trades Council of Greater New Orleans and Vicinity; Metropolitan Area Committee; Louisiana Farm Bureau; Urban League of Greater New Orleans; Dillard University; Xavier University; World Trade Center; Greater New Orleans Barge... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Beating the odds28th June 2016 · 0 Comments By Marc H. MorialPresident/CEO, National Urban Lea
Beating the odds
Louisiana Weekly / Posted yesterday
28th June 2016 · 0 Comments By Marc H. MorialPresident/CEO, National Urban League Congratulations, graduates. Whether you’ve walked across a stage to receive your high school diploma and begin your journey into a new world of independence, or you... Read more
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Business Wire
Comcast NBCUniversal Named One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in Americaour local communities. The company’s national partners include City Year, Big B
Comcast NBCUniversal Named One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in America
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
our local communities. The company’s national partners include City Year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the National Urban League, National Council of La Raza, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and Easter Seals. Comcast NBCUniversal also... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth donates congressional salary to local charitiesCommunity of Louisville The Library Foundation Louisville Fund for the Arts
U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth donates congressional salary to local charities
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
Community of Louisville The Library Foundation Louisville Fund for the Arts Louisville Orchestra Louisville Urban League Louisville Zoo Maryhurst, Inc. Metro United Way, Inc. Muhammad Ali Center Planned Parenthood of Indiana &... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area history, June 28, 2016knew we would lose," said Moneypenny, "but we insist on placing on the record t
Area history, June 28, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
knew we would lose," said Moneypenny, "but we insist on placing on the record that we're opposed to Pfeffer." In 2001: The Urban League of Champaign County has begun a lease-purchase program for low-income people to work toward purchasing their own... Read more
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Boston Herald
Black leader: Mayor’s Boston Latin spin game only hurting himselfhave turned a deaf ear to student complaints of racial hostility and insensitiv
Black leader: Mayor’s Boston Latin spin game only hurting himself
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
have turned a deaf ear to student complaints of racial hostility and insensitivity. Darnell Williams, CEO of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, said political spin has no place in resolving the racial discord that has sparked a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Black leader: Mayor’s BLS spin game only hurting himselfhave turned a deaf ear to student complaints of racial hostility and insensitiv
Black leader: Mayor’s BLS spin game only hurting himself
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
have turned a deaf ear to student complaints of racial hostility and insensitivity. Darnell Williams, CEO of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, said political spin has no place in resolving the racial discord that has sparked a... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair?the Illinois AFL-CIO; the Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct O
City Club of Chicago: Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
the Illinois AFL-CIO; the Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO); the Chicago Urban League; the Illinois Nurse’s Association; the Illinois Environmental Council; the Sierra Club; and the National... Read more
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Calcutta News
Why Humana hired this social media guru to run around Louisvilletheir audiences online. Strub has worked with 10 local organizations so far, i
Why Humana hired this social media guru to run around Louisville
Calcutta News / Posted 3 days ago
their audiences online. Strub has worked with 10 local organizations so far, including Metro United Way, the Louisville Urban League and Family Health Centers. He said each has programs and events designed to address the city's health... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Hillary Clinton rakes in nearly $450K during fundraiser at Cranley homepoint to introduce Cheriese Lindsey to Clinton. Lindsey is a success story, ri
Hillary Clinton rakes in nearly $450K during fundraiser at Cranley home
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 3 days ago
point to introduce Cheriese Lindsey to Clinton. Lindsey is a success story, rising out of a life of poverty, helped by an Urban League program that has opened doors for her. Her father died when she was 12, so she was a product of a single-parent... Read more
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Kenosha News
Juneteenth festival replete with sunshine, historythe abolition of slavery throughout the Confederate southern states. The annua
Juneteenth festival replete with sunshine, history
Kenosha News / Posted 4 days ago
the abolition of slavery throughout the Confederate southern states. The annual Kenosha celebration is organized by the Urban League of Racine and Kenosha, which this year partnered with a local group organizing a three-day reunion of people who... Read more
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11 News Houston
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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First Coast News
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
First Coast News / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
KTVB Boise / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8-6
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the
Blair hit hard again as Braves rally, but fall to Mets 8
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
Champion for Justice Awards were presented to Delores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association; National Urban League President Marc Morial; Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson and Braves vice chairman John... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
area black population drops as residents leave for South, suburbsto dry up, and picked up in the 2000s. Stephanie Schmitz Bechteler, director of
area black population drops as residents leave for South, suburbs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
to dry up, and picked up in the 2000s. Stephanie Schmitz Bechteler, director of research and evaluation at the Chicago Urban League, said suburbs in DuPage and Kane counties have better housing and job opportunities, citing the Interstate 88... Read more
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Boston Herald
Defenders, critics of Teta, Flynn speak outand faulted black leaders for stirring the pot, namely Michael Curry of the Bos
Defenders, critics of Teta, Flynn speak out
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
and faulted black leaders for stirring the pot, namely Michael Curry of the Boston NAACP, Darnell Williams of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts and Kevin Peterson of the New Democracy Coalition. “I’ve never seen them here,” Flynn... Read more
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Business Wire
Time Inc.’s 2016 ESSENCE Festival® Expands Free Daytime Experience: Connecting Culture and Community Across Five Programming Tracksseminars, tech talk keynotes and a career and recruitment experience with partn
Time Inc.’s 2016 ESSENCE Festival® Expands Free Daytime Experience: Connecting Culture and Community Across Five Programming Tracks
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
seminars, tech talk keynotes and a career and recruitment experience with partners Alabama Power, NASA, the National Urban League, Prudential, Sam’s Club, State Farm, the U.S. Mint, Walmart, the U.S. Army, Time Inc. and Code 20/40. ESSENCE... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Builder: I'm Outta Herebuildings (up to 70 feet) and denser development with a wider mix of uses, like
Builder: I'm Outta Here
New Haven Independent / Posted 7 days ago
buildings (up to 70 feet) and denser development with a wider mix of uses, like apartments and offices and labs. New Haven Urban League President Anstress Farwell, who also testified at the hearing, told the Independent that turning Parcel 11 into... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Latin students divided over headmaster’s resignationthat all city officials should be held accountable for racial inequity in the s
Boston Latin students divided over headmaster’s resignation
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
that all city officials should be held accountable for racial inequity in the schools. Darnell Williams, the local Urban League president, denied that Teta was being treated as a scapegoat. “For someone to say that [Teta] was targeted —... Read more
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