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National Urban League
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 - 11:23am

ReMarcs Newsletter - January 18, 2020

MLK Observance. Don't miss Marc Morial's keynote speech at the Calvary Baptist Church in New Jersey on Monday! Follow updates on social media (@MarcMorial) | MLK Day. One way to honor Dr. King on his 91st birthday is to participate in Day of Service. Find an opportunity to serve your local community. | Hate crimes and Jewish-Black tensions. In the wake of the anti-Semitic attack at a Rabbi’s home in New York, it’s time to put aside our differences and come together. | Remembering James Buford. He spent over 25 years fighting for economic empowerment as head of the Urban League of St. Louis. More on his legacy. | Time is ticking. January 31st is the last day to save before registration prices go up for this year's National Urban League Conference. Don’t miss out! | What's new in DC? From impeachment to Oscars So White and the campaign trail, there’s a lot happening in the news. Washington Bureau Insider has the latest!

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National Urban League
Sat, 11 Jan 2020 - 3:14pm

ReMarcs Newsletter - January 11, 2020

War with Iran? Despite President Trump's bold declarations and actions recently, we don't need nor want this war. Here's why. | Let's Make Black Count! The 2020 Census is almost here and we need a full count of Black and brown communities. Watch Marc Morial's testimony on the Hill for more. | Women's issues in 2020. Thousands will gather in D.C. and other cities on January 18 to call for action on critical issues. Join the fight for the rights of all women. | Delaware State University has a new president! Many congrats to Tony Allen as he takes the helm of the 129-year-old HBCU. Get to know his work and background. | Monthly Jobs Report. The latest employment and income numbers are in! See where our economy stands.

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National Urban League
Sat, 04 Jan 2020 - 10:10am

ReMarcs Newsletters - January 04, 2020

Call for prayers. Let us lift up Congressman and civil rights champion John Lewis in collective prayer as he undergoes cancer treatment. More in his full statement. | How Tom Joyner transformed Black media. We'll surely miss the radio legend's voice, who retired last month after almost 50 years on air. See how he made his mark. | Houston, here we come! Act now to get the best registration rates before prices go up on January 31.

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National Urban League
Sat, 28 Dec 2019 - 12:07pm

ReMarcs Newsletter - December 28, 2019

It's officially the end of a decade! Walk down memory lane with us as we highlight the defining moments, events, people and topics of this past year. | Top National Urban League Events and Happenings | Honorees and speakers from various National Urban League Events | Major topics of national conversation | Groundbreaking and historic moments in the culture | Highlights from Marc Morial speeches and engagements | In Memorium

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National Urban League
Mon, 23 Dec 2019 - 10:48am

ReMarcs Newsletter - December 21, 2019

Special Holiday Edition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Hanukkah, we hope this time of year is a source of joy, comfort, and reflection.  We asked our staff to review the past year and look ahead of 2020 - here's what they have to share. Happy Holidays!

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National Urban League
Wed, 18 Dec 2019 - 9:38am

ReMarcs Newsletter - December 14, 2019

Jersey City shootings. Tuesday's attack, which left 6 people dead, is the latest example of anti-Semitic violence. How do we stop the growing tide of hate crimes? | Beware of Google Play gift card scams. ‘Tis the season to be jolly. But it’s also scammer time. Follow these tips and resources to avoid becoming a fraud victim. | On the front lines of education. Check out Forbesmagazine's Q&A with Marc Morial on educational opportunities for students of color and low-income students. | InFocus with Cheryl Wills. Watch Spectrum News NY1 tomorrow as Urban League and education leaders explore inadequate education funding in NYC. | War is (far from) over. This week, we check in on the latest updates from the crisis in Northern Syria and discuss how it connects to domestic terrorism. Tune in! 

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National Urban League
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 - 10:45am

ReMarcs Newsletter - December 7, 2019

The fight against AIDS. Sadly, Black Americans are the racial group most affected by HIV in the U.S. Get the stats and see the steps we're taking to change this reality. | Ending hair discrimination. We're part of the CROWN Coalition with Dove to protect Black women's right to wear natural hair. Watch our Facebook Live videos for more! | New episode! This week, two branding and marketing executives walk us through their work to end race-based hair bias through legislation. Take a listen. | Farewell to an Urban League hero. James Buford, who led the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis for 28 years, died last week. More on his impact and legacy. | InFocus with Cheryl Wills. Urban League leaders Marc Morial and Arva Rice sat down with Wills and other guests to talk education equity. Watch the episodes when they air on Spectrum News NY1 on Dec. 8 and Dec. 15. 
 

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National Urban League
Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 11:45am

ReMarcs Newsletter - November 23, 2019

Debate night. If you tuned in Wednesday, you might've heard the candidates finally talk about the affordable housing crisis. But do they have plans to fix the problem? | Start planning! We're taking our Annual Conference to Houston, TX for 4 power-packed days next summer. Register now and save big. | Corporate diversity. Congressman Gregory Meeks' bill passed the House this week, paving the way for better diversity practices. Next step: getting the Senate to act. | HBCU Fair. The New York Urban League hosted its 32nd Annual HBCU Fair recently, connecting hundreds of students to schools and scholarships. Watch the clip!|
 

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National Urban League
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 3:55pm

ReMarcs Newsletter - November 16, 2019

IN THIS ISSUE:

Equal Opportunity Dinner. We celebrated, mingled, and danced the night away on Wednesday. Watch a snippet on Good Day New York! | Harriet film. Here's our take on why Harriet is nothing short of a masterpiece and why we honored its producer at our Equal Opportunity Dinner this week. | National Day of Empowerment. Young Professionals and Guild members are joining forces today and in the coming days to make Black count! Join the effort. | Catch up on the latest. Is Colin Kaepernick headed back to the NFL? Plus, the tragic school shooting in California, new 2020 presidential candidates, and more. | New episode! For the Movement is back to bring you up to speed on the latest presidential impeachment buzz. Take a listen. 
 

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National Urban League
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 11:08am

ReMarcs Newsletter - November 09, 2019

IN THIS ISSUE:

On the shoulders of giants. These three men have collectively ushered in nearly 50 years of change, progress, and innovation. Take a look at their incredible legacies. | Join us this Wednesday. We'll honor Harriet producer Debra Martin Chase with the Arts Award. Plus, entertainment, networking, and more. Don't miss out! | Developing community leaders. Bright minds from across our movement gathered in NYC for skill building and leadership trainings, thanks to Anheuser-Busch Foundation's support! See the lineup and check out the photos. | Boost with Facebook! Own a small business and live in New Orleans, Chicago or Houston? Come out to the next event and get the tools to grow and succeed. | The latest D.C. happenings. Our policy arm has your weekly roundup, including election results, the future of HBCUs, Tyler Perry Studios, and more. Get informed!

 

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