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Marc H. Morial, National Urban League President and CEO and Andrea Custis, Urban League of Philadelphia President and CEO, today issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s incident at Starbuck’s:

“We are encouraged by the ongoing public dialogue surrounding the incident of apparent racial profiling by a Starbucks employee and the police officers who responded. We commend CEO Kevin Johnson for meeting with the men involved, and Mayor Jim Kenney for his quick and thoughtful response.

“By our readiness to allow arms to be purchased at will and fired at whim, by allowing our movie and television screens to teach our children that the hero is one who masters the art of shooting and the technique of killing, by allowing all these developments, we have created an atmosphere in

Meeting of Governor, Civil Rights Leaders and Clergy “Encouraging”

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Former Drug Trafficker Fulfills Potential; Becomes a Build Maintenance Technician

Malcolm B. is a 35 year old, single, father of three children one son and two daughters.  Growing up on the Southside of Chicago, Malcolm attended Chicago...

Jacksonville Urban League Assists Woman in Reducing Her Mortgage

Thanks to the Jacksonville Urban League, Mr. and Mrs. Taylor received a modification that bought their mortgage current and reduced their mortgage payment by $50/month.

The...

Atlanta Man Saves $350/Month on Mortgage, thanks to the Urban League

Who could imagine that in a little over one month a client could save $348 a month on his mortgage?

Donald Harris, a 48 year old African -American male, was current on...

Mo Bite Products LLC. Receives Assistance from the Urban League of Greater Cleveland

Mo Bite Products LLC., located in Euclid, Ohio, serves vegan foods and baked goods as well as fresh produce from their urban farm on the...

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Events

Baton Rouge, LA - Louisiana State Capitol - Governor’s Press Room - 4th Floor

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May 8

2018 State of Black America® townhall with TV One
Washington, DC - Howard Theater, 620 T Street, NW

 

 

May 8

Saluting The Congressional Black Caucus Reception (Ticketed Event)
Washington, DC - American Pharmacists Association, 2215 Constitution Avenue

 

May 9

Washington, DC - Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW

Legislative Policy Conference Empowerment Luncheon (Ticketed Event)

May 9

Urban League Movement Champion Awards Reception (ticketed event)
Washington, DC - Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW

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