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National Urban League
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 - 12:22pm

Urban League Exhibit Honors Michael Brown

Gone but not forgotten, August 9th marks the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, and he is being honored with a public exhibit of things that were close to heart in an effort to humanize the slain teen.

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National Urban League
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 - 3:18pm

Ameren Donates $250k to Save Our Sons Program

A big donation was announced August 7th that is designed to generate more economic opportunities in north St. Louis County.  Ameren is donating $250,000 to the Urban League of Metro. St. Louis (St. Luios, MO)'s Save Our Son'S Program.

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National Urban League
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 - 3:32pm

Univ. of Louisville, Louisville Urban League Partnering for Louisville Skills

Four Louisville-based entities are partnering to support a paid training program that will teach unemployed and underemployed members of the Louisville community high-demand IT skills.

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National Urban League
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 - 3:01pm

Gillibrand, Bass Introduce Landmark Legislation on American Infrastructure Investment

NEW YORK (JULY 31, 2019) -- Gillibrand, Bass Introduce Landmark Legislation To Make Bold Reforms To American Infrastructure Investment

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National Urban League
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 - 3:43pm

OKC Police Hosting Recruiting Events for Minorities

Officials are working to encourage African-Americans to apply for the Oklahoma City Police Department.

The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City, OK) and the Oklahoma City Police Department have teamed up to encourage 100 or more African-Americans to apply for the police department by Oct. 1.

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National Urban League
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 3:37pm

Statement from the Baltimore Urban League on Recent Comments from the President

You are evidently Clueless about Baltimore! 

It is a miserable day in history when you can daily depend on the President to divide the States of America instead of Uniting the “State” of America. 

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National Urban League
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 - 9:28am

National Urban League Mourns the Passing of Affiliate Leader Sterling Tucker

NEW YORK (July 17, 2019) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H.

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National Urban League
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 - 11:47am

National Urban League Encouraged by SCOTUS Ruling on Census Citizenship Question

NEW YORK (June 27, 2019) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today said he was encouraged by the U.S.

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National Urban League
Fri, 24 May 2019 - 2:18pm

Shocking survey highlights hair based discrimination in the workplace

By HC Headley, Theladders.com

Black women experience discrimination in the workplace due to their natural hair and people need to be aware of it and take action.

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National Urban League
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 11:39am

National Urban League Conference to Attract Thousands

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (February 6, 2019) -- The 2019 National Urban League Conference, returning to Indianapolis after 25 years, will attract thousands of the nation’s most forward-thinking community and business leaders for four days of speakers, workshops, exhibitions and networking events, all centered on the theme “Getting 2

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