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Voting Victory in Texas
7/21/2016
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This week, we celebrated a big win for voting rights in the state of Texas, where the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, en banc, ruled that the state’s voter ID law violates section 2 of the......read more

Every Student Succeeds When Schools Are Funded Fairly
7/13/2016
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More than 60 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools are unconstitutional our schools are more segregated than they were in 1968. Over half of the nation’s preK-12......read more

Urban League Movement Grieves Dallas Police Officers, Calls for Thorough Investigations in Baton Rouge and Falcon Heights
7/11/2016
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Like all Americans, we in the Urban League Movement are horrified by the fatal shootings of five police officers in Dallas. The violence in our streets is a crisis of epidemic proportions, and we......read more

Urban League Movement Supports Peaceful Protests, Thorough Investigations in Baton Rouge and Falcon Heights
7/7/2016
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As the nation grieves the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police in Louisiana and Minnesota, the National Urban League and our local affiliates have called for a......read more

Happy Independence Day!
6/30/2016
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The Declaration of Independence, whose ratification we celebrate this week, begins: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their......read more


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