Happy Mother's Day!
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Mother’s Day is singular – not Mothers’ – to remind us that we should honor that one person who has done more for us than anyone: Mother. Your mother. No one is more more

Virginia Restores Voting Rights for Felons
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More than 200,000 convicted felons will have their voting rights restored, thanks to a forward-thinking move by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. In the wake of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, more

National Urban League Mourns the Passing of Alma Arrington Brown
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There are few members of our Urban League family who have made a greater impact, or whose loss will be felt more deeply than Alma Arrington Brown, who passed away last week at the age of 76. Alma more

Black Male Summit Addresses Media Influence on Identity
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Today, I join African-American leaders and scholars from around the country for the 9th Annual Black Male Summit at the University of Akron. The Summit is a national platform for best practices more

A Visit to Urban League Affiliate Tackling Poverty
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This week, I had the honor of delivering the keynote address at the annual luncheon of the Urban League of Rochester, where President and CEO William Clark has rallied strong local support for more