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Urban League Honors Two High-School Grads with Scholarships
The Fort Wayne Urban League (Ft. Wayne, IN) honored two of its college-bound participants with scholarships Thursday. Mariah Thomas and Desmon Davis are both graduates of Snider High School. They...
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Digital Literacy Program Graduating Students in Sacramento
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First Black Astronaut in Space Speaks at Lorain County Urban League Conference, Luncheon
Dr. Guy Bluford, the first African American in space, and a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions, recalls when NASA was looking for astronauts in the late 1970s.
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Urban League Discusses the Violence & Educational Struggles in WMass
From crime to education struggles, the Urban League of Springfield (Springfield, MA) opened dialogue about the challenges minorities face in our community, and what we can do to help.
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Urban League Supports President Boren’s Zero Tolerance Position
OKLAHOMA CITY – March 11, 2015 – The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City applauds President Boren and the University of Oklahoma for their zero tolerance position and swift action...
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Urban League Partners with Businesses to Offer Scholarships
The Jacksonville Urban League (Jacksonville, FL) has partnered with Pepsico and Winn-Dixie to offer high school seniors money to be used to fund their college education. Students need to be in...
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Urban League Marks 50 Years
The Urban League of Racine and Kenosha (Racine, WI) celebrated its 50th anniversary on New Year’s Eve.
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Survey Shows Overwhelming Support for Common Core State Standards
National Urban League Survey of African American Parents Shows Overwhelming Support for Common Core State Standards, But Underscores Need for Sufficient Resources To Ensure Its Success - 60% of...
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Comcast Awards Urban League STEM with $60K Grant
The Urban League of Springfield (Springfield, MA) was recently joined by representatives of Comcast for a special ceremony to announce the award of a $60,000 grant, payable...
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“Mama I Made It”: Town Hall on Higher Education Recap
Students, educators, researchers, and policy experts convened at the restaurant Busboys & Poet’s located in Washington, DC’s for a town hall forum on higher education and to highlight...
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