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Transformative Change After Freddie Gray

(Op-Ed by J. Howard Henderson) The Baltimore community remains focused on the need to get justice for Freddie Gray, supporting his family and continuing to build our community. Read more »

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MSNBC (Video): 'It's A Sad Day for Baltimore'

Lawrence discusses what the communities of Baltimore really need moving forward with Howard Henderson of the Greater Baltimore Urban League and msnbc's Rachel Maddow.
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Job Opening: Louisville Urban League CEO

Position: President and CEO
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Reports to: Board of Directors

Organization Overview

The mission of the Louisville Urban League (LUL) is to support African-American and disadvantaged persons and families in the struggle to achieve social and economic equality. Its goals are threefold: economically stable families; successful school-age youth; and education and employment success for its clients.
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Annual State of Black America Report Shows Troubling Disparities Persist

Despite gains in many areas, African Americans still fare worse than whites and other demographic groups in terms of education, income and involvement in the criminal justice system, according to a report presented Thursday by the National Urban League. Read more »

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Urban League to Open a Center in Ferguson on Burned QuikTrip Lot

For seven months, the closed Quik-Trip on West Florissant Avenue has served as a charred reminder of the unrest that followed the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Read more »

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The 10-Point Justice Plan

Written Testimony and Recommendation of the National Urban League and Its CEO, Marc Morial, to the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing

The recommendations of the National Urban League correspond to the “10 Point Justice Plan” publicly released in December 2014.

1.       WIDESPREAD USE OF BODY CAMERAS AND DASHBOARD CAMERAS Read more »

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We Are One

February 17, 2015

Contact:
Jennifer Farmer, Advancement Project
202.487.0967
jfarmer@advancementproject.org Read more »

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