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National Urban League
Mon, 09 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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National Urban League
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 - 11:00am

ReMarcs Newsletter - November 2, 2019

IN THIS ISSUE:

Why the CBC is more important than ever. The deaths of Elijah Cummings and John Conyers reminds us just how hard the CBC fights for us. Here are the highlights. | HARRIET is a must-watch. Take everyone you know to see the story of Harriet Tubman, a freedom fighter who changed the course of history. Tickets and trailer | Free webinar on Nov. 6. A new year is almost here and now is the time to plan for the next step in your career. Plus, you could win a $50 gift card! Register today. | The latest D.C. happenings. Our Washington Bureau has the insider info on the impeachment process, the 2020 campaign trail, gun violence, and more. | Eli Lilly Diabetes Solution Center. 1 in 4 diabetics skip insulin doses or use less than a full dose because of the cost. See how our partner is addressing the issue.

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National Urban League
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 3:59pm

HARRIET is a Must-Watch

 Take everyone you know to see the story of Harriet Tubman, a freedom fighter who changed the course of history.  Tickets and Trailer

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National Urban League
Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 12:51pm

Share Your Ideas! What topics do you want to explore in Houston next summer?

Who are your favorite speakers? Drop your suggestions in our survey.

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National Urban League
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 1:02pm

Houston Here We Come

The news is out: the 2020 National Urban League Conference will be held in Houston, Texas! Save the date for August 5-8, 2020.

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National Urban League
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 11:02am

Since 1910. The Great Migration is over but the work continues!

We were founded to help African Americans as they moved to northern cities in search of opportunities. Trace our story in Google's special digital exhibit.

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National Urban League
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 3:17pm

Planning For College

Meet the students who took home major money for college at the Urban League of Northwest Indiana's 8th Annual Scholarship Fair.

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