National Urban League
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 - 11:29am

Greg Jones, Nia Trammell to be Honored with Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award at the Urban League of Urban League of Greater Madison

Greg Jones and Nia Trammell will be honored with 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Equal Opportunity Awards at the Urban League of Greater Madison’s Urban Cabaret 2019, which will be held Friday, Oct. 11, at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center.

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National Urban League
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 - 10:55am

Ray B. Shackelford Elected as 10th National President of National Urban League Young Professionals

When it comes to voting, it is often said that “every vote counts” and that adage really rang true for Houston native Ray B. Shackelford, as he was recently elected as the 10th National President of the National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) by a narrow ONE vote margin

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National Urban League
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 - 10:42am

Harlem on the Rise, Part 1: 2 groups, 2 Movements

They started as seeds in Harlem and have now grown into movements.  More examples of growth are coming in the area.

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National Urban League
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 - 1:33pm

Attitudes About Guns Safety Are Changing

“The biggest movement and shift that we’ve seen in this culture is simply because of the victims. When victims and survivors are coming to the legislative bodies and they’re telling their stories and they’re appealing, we’ve seen movement."

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National Urban League
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 - 1:02pm

Civil Rights Groups Oppose Proposition to Privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

The Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) would be privatized under a 53-page plan released Thursday by the Treasury Department to reform the housing finance system.

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National Urban League
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 10:05am

Vernon Jordan On The Work Still Undone In The Business World On Racial Equality

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents highlights of the Summit on Race in America: Liberty and Justice for All, held last spring at the LBJ Presidential Library at UT Austin.

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National Urban League
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 10:41am

National Urban League President Marc Morial Is Redefining Civil Rights In The 21st Century

When you attend the BLACK ENTERPRISE Black Men Xcel summit (BMX) next week, you will quickly understand why we celebrate the best of who we are.

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National Urban League
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 11:03am

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell: Why I'm leading the charge against natural hair discrimination in America

By Senator Holly Mitchell via GMA State Sen. Holly J. Mitchell was a leader in making California the first state to legally ban natural hair discrimination.

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National Urban League
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 - 10:23am

A National Crisis: Surging Hate Crimes And White Supremacists

By Trice Edney Wire A Saturday morning shooting rampage in El Paso, Texas on August 3 took the lives of 22 people, and seriously injured more than two dozen others.

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National Urban League
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 10:15am

Urban League President Urges People Not to Overlook Teen’s Racist Threats

By Kiana Miller  COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) -Columbia Urban League President and CEO J.T. McLawhorn is warning South Carolinians not to dismiss or minimize the video of a local teen spewing racist rhetoric and repeatedly shooting a pair of sneakers symbolizing a black man.

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