National Urban League
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 - 9:19am

Buttigieg Leads in Iowa and New Hampshire, But Still Faces Uncomfortable Questions

Mayor Pete Buttigieg returned to South Bend following Wednesday's debate leading in both Iowa and New Hampshire but still facing uncomfortable questions about his ability to reach voters of color. 

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National Urban League
Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 12:34pm

YPs Hosted 8th Annual Leadership Development Conference

District Hall, a center in Seaport, buzzed with excitement this weekend as inspirational business figures told stories of individuality, authenticity and relationship-building. They were all seeking to answer one question — how do you build a legacy? 

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National Urban League
Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 1:19pm

Financial Literacy is Not the Problem

A recent "60 Minutes" segment covered how JPMorgan views extending credit to black entrepreneurs.

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National Urban League
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 10:31am

Rockeymoore Cummings Announces Running for Late Elijah Cummings’ Seat

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, a policy consultant, chair of the Maryland Democratic Party and the widow of Elijah Cummings, has decided to run for the congressional seat vacated by her husband, who died last month.

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National Urban League
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 10:18am

Don’t Miscount Us: Black Leaders Rev up Push for 2020 Census

African-American leaders across the country — and around California — are pulling out all the stops this time. They say Blacks can not afford to be undercounted in the US 2020 Census.

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National Urban League
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 10:11am

Acing the School Year: National Urban League’s Parental Guide To Success

Navigating the school year for kids can be tough, but as a parent trying to be helpful, it’s even harder. Struggling to figure the best ways to support your child? The National Urban League has got your back.

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National Urban League
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 - 9:01am

This Nielsen SVP is Making Sure Brands Recognize the Power of African American Consumers

Cheryl Grace has spent the last 15 years with Nielsen, the company perhaps best known for TV ratings. But it—and she—do so much more.

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National Urban League
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 9:12am

Fake News on Blacks' Facebook Newsfeed

Facebook is one of the largest social media platform and technology companies in the world.  It is led by CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and the company went public in 2012 with a valuation of $104 billion.

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National Urban League
Thu, 24 Oct 2019 - 10:07am

Shonda Rhimes Teams Up With Dove to Protect Black Girls from Hair Discrimination

By Yvette Montoya, HipLatina Five years ago, it was rare to see women on TV or in ads wearing their natural curls or rocking protective hairstyles.

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National Urban League
Thu, 24 Oct 2019 - 9:54am

Public Enemy’s Chuck D to Receive 2019 Woody Guthrie Prize

Chuck D., founder and frontman of the legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy, will receive the 2019 Woody Guthrie Prize.

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