October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women, and while African-American women are at a lower risk than white women for developing the disease, their risk of dying from it is more

Diversity in Entertainment Must Be More Than Window Dressing
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Just days before Viola Davis made history as the first Black woman to win an Emmy for Best Actress in a Drama, Matt Damon of the show "Project Greenlight" unintentionally triggered more

A Tragic Anniversary Highlights A Moral Imperative To Protect Voting Rights
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Addie Mae Collins. Carol Denise McNair. Carole Robertson. Cynthia Wesley. Fifty-two years ago this week, their lives were taken in what Martin Luther King, Jr., called one of the most vicious more

A Lens on Economic Independence This Labor Day
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President Grover Cleveland declared Labor Day a federal holiday in 1894, in an effort to conciliate organized labor after federal response to the Pullman Strike left 30 workers dead and 57 more

Local Urban League Affiliate Integral in Post-Katrina Recovery
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The role of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina - both in the immediate aftermath and the years since - cannot be overstated. President and CEO more

I pledge to responsibly commit my time and talent to ensure that the nation is empowered to achieve the following goals by 2025: