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Alex Padilla on Making Your Vote Count in November

Alex Padilla on Making Your Vote Count in November

Steven Mirkin August 31, 2020 For most people, Tuesday, Nov. 3, is Election Day. But California Secretary of State Alex Padilla — the official charged with running California’s election — says it should more...

LA Sentinel: LAUSD Owes Black Students and Families More

LA Sentinel: LAUSD Owes Black Students and Families More

Los Angeles Sentinel Dr. Ana F. Ponce and Michael Lawson August 13, 2020 The tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, and others have illuminated, yet again, the realities of...

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State of Black America 2020 Report unmasked

Urban League Report 2020 State of Black America Report
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United Together, Divided We Fall. We must continue to work as one to bring about the change we seek.

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✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿Repost from @naturbanleague

The grand jury’s decision not to file a single criminal charge directly related to #BreonnaTaylor’s killing is an affront to her memory. ... See more

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REMINDER: Join Chase Bank today @ 2:00 pm ET for 'Advancing Black Entrepreneurs: The State of Black Entrepreneurship'. Gain key insights on how to move forward with your business during this ... See more

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For the 2020 #Emmys we saw a range of diversity in the nominations and wins but we still have a long way to go for equal opportunity in Hollywood. From the Blog Archives, read LAUL President Michael ... See more

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With the 2020 Emmy's underway today, we're thinking of Viola Davis' 2015 history-making moment as the first woman of color to win Best Actress in a Drama. May we continue to shatter glass ceilings.

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Join us this Wednesday for Session 3 of the Business Resiliency Workshop Series for 'The Power of a Creative Mindset for Business' with Guest Speaker Dr. Gloria Chance. Link below to register ... See more

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A remarkable woman. An Icon. A Legend.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was each of these and more. A pioneer for civil and women’s rights and a force of power in the courts, we mourn the loss of this ... See more

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Today is #NationalBlackVoterDay! Join @naturbanleague for a live interactive #NationalBlackVoterDay conversation on Twitter (@NatUrbanLeague) about voting in this election. We want to hear how you're ... See more

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Don't Miss out on the 2020 DITDE FREE Virtual Event!! Engage with, learn from, and connect with businesses and government officials from all over the Diaspora through a week of virtual events:

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Press releases

LA County Sheriff

Statement on Shooting of LA County Sheriff Deputies

"Violence has no practical results towards building a strengthened community or solving the problems of human prejudice, bias, and injustice. People...

We Must Make Black Count in the 2020 Census

On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a federal judge in Northern California issued a temporary restraining order to stop the Census Bureau from...
LA County Sheriff

Sheriff Villanueva Misses the Point of Protests

This past Monday, two Los Angeles County Sherriff deputies shot and killed Dijon Kizzee, a 29-year-old African American man from Lancaster, CA,...

National Urban League Sues Postmaster General to Stop New Voter Suppression Tactics

The National Urban League, Common Cause, and the League of Women Voters has joined more than 20 states and cities in an escalating legal attack...

African American Students Deserve More from LAUSD

This week Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the nation's second-largest school district, started online classes for more than 600,000...
Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris and Black Women Will Shape the Future of Democratic Politics

This week California Senator Kamala Harris, the daughter of two immigrant parents, made history by becoming the first Black woman to join the ticket...
Community Safety Partnership

LAPD Expands Community Policing Program

Amid continuing calls for police reform, earlier this week, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the expansion of the Los Angeles Police Department’s...

In Remembrance of Congressman John Lewis

On March 7, 1965, six hundred peaceful demonstrators marched over the Edmund Pettus Bridge on their way from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to demand...

Virtual Learning Exacerbates Racial Inequities

The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted nearly every aspect of our education system, and it is undeniable that these disruptions will have long-lasting...

Police Reform

Despite Congress’ inaction on national police reform, we are encouraged by the massive reforms taking shape in the City of Los Angeles. The strength...
Los Angeles Urban League

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