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. Reportedly, the alleged shooter wanted to kill as many Mexicans as he could. Armed with safety glasses, ear coverings and an assault-style rifle, the shooter entered a Walmart store during a back-to-school sale.

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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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National Urban League
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 9:55am

Williams: School Choice Panel at National Urban League Summit Shows We’re Having the Wrong Conversation About Charter Schools

By Conor P. Williams, Fellow at The Century Foundation Last month, the National Urban League hosted an all-star panel of activists at its Young Professional L.E.A.D. Summit to discuss the present — and potential — of school choice programs for African Americans in public education.

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Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 4:06pm

National Urban League
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 - 11:14am

Black Restaurant Week Celebrates Local Restaurants

By Ben Lashar, Indianapolis Recorder

Black Restaurant Week will come to Indianapolis for the first time. The celebration of local Black-owned restaurants will happen just in time for the National Urban League Annual Conference, giving hungry visitors — and residents — locally owned options for dining.

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National Urban League
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 4:08pm

Gov. Cuomo Signs Go Ahead for New National Urban League Headquarters

Governor Cuomo today (July 15th) signed into law S.4688-A/A.6865-A, which authorizes the State General Services Commissioner to transfer state-owned lands and property in New York City to Empire State Development for an amount less than fair market value to allow this property to be used for the National Urban League Headquarters (New York, NY) and Conference Center and the Urban Civil Rights Experience Museum.

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National Urban League
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 12:00pm

Biden, Harris, other 2020 presidential hopefuls to visit Indy for Urban League Conference

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Former Vice President and 2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden will visit Indianapolis between July 24 and July 27. Biden and others are set to participate in the National Urban League's 2019 Conference at the Indiana Convention Center.

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National Urban League
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 11:46am

Biden to speak in July at National Urban League Conference in Indianapolis

By Crystal Hill, Indianapolis Star Presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden will be speaking at this year's National Urban League annual conference in Indianapolis.

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