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Karen Bass takes over a Los Angeles divided by crisis

Karen Bass takes over a Los Angeles divided by crisis

Reis ThebaultDecember 11, 2022 LOS ANGELES — It was one month before a momentous mayoral election here and the nation’s second-largest city was in disarray. A now-infamous audio recording had just surfaced,...

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ANNUAL REPORT: 2020-2022

Urban League Report 2020 State of Black America Report

State of Black America 2020 Report unmasked

Urban League Report 2020 State of Black America Report

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5 months ago

We are proud to support this amazing and necessary series hosted by @asiasocietyla and @usccinema 🎬 See below for details! Repost from @asiasocietyla

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The Los Angeles Urban League calls for the immediate resignation of former Council President Nury Martinez and Councilmembers Gil Cedillo and Kevin de León. The former President of the LA City ... See more

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Today, we celebrate the people who built thriving and flourishing communities on the lands we live on today.

We honor the diverse Indigenous communities across the U.S. and help to uplift their ... See more

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#FlashbackFriday to Black to the Future with the LA Urban League Young Professionals ( @laulyps )! We were so thrilled to be a sponsor of this year's TEC Leimert and see so much black excellence ... See more

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Black Women in STEM

The STEM fields have contributed to some of the world's most remarkable advancements. From landing on the moon to the fight against global...

Hidden Figures of the Suffrage Movement

March is Women's History Month, when we stop to reflect on women's tremendous achievements in this nation and the world. At this time, however, on...

To the Skies: Honoring Black Aviators

As Black History Month comes to a close next week, this week, we look to the skies to honor the Black aviators who have defied all of the...

Black Mothers Deserve to Live

The United States is, by most accounts, the world's wealthiest, most technologically advanced nation. Yet, concerning the health of expecting...

Mark E. Dean – African American Inventor and Computer Engineer

In the spirit of Black History Month, we honor Mark E. Dean, an inventor and computer engineer who has left a lasting technological legacy. Born in...

Paul Revere Williams: The Architect Who Helped Shape Los Angeles and Inspired Generations

Over the next few weeks, the Los Angeles Urban League will highlight some of our local and national Black pioneers as we celebrate Black History...

Why We Stand Against Hate and Injustice for All Races

As we leave the month that we celebrate the life and historical legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and enter Black History Month, hate-related...

Takar Smith, Keenan Anderson & Oscar Sanchez Deserved Better

In this first month of 2023, the Los Angeles Police Department killed three (3) men – Takar Smith, Keenan Anderson, and Oscar Sanchez. Each of these...

MLK was a Force for Change in Education and Workforce Development

This Monday, January 16, we will again celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a civil rights and social justice...

Unbought and Unbossed: Remembering Shirley Chisholm 

I am not the candidate of Black America, although I am Black and proud. I am not the candidate of the women's movement of this country, although I...