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Foreign Interference in American Democracy Specifically Targeted African Americans, Bolstering Domestic Efforts to Suppress The Black Vote

May 6, 2019 -- Even as civil rights groups challenge racially-motivated voter suppression in the courts and state legislatures, an even more insidious enemy of democracy targets African Americans online, exploiting their trust and spreading disinformation, according to the 2019 State of Black America®.

CITING IMPACT ON COMMUNITIES OF COLOR, NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE URGES ACTION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM LEGISLATION

“Laquan McDonald’s family and much of the city of Chicago have waited for nearly three years hoping to see justice served.

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Former Drug Trafficker finally fulfills potential; becomes a Building Maintenance Technician

Growing up on the Southside of Chicago, Jamaal J (name has been changed) attended Chicago Vocational High School up until he dropped out...

Children's Book Author Gives Back in Jacksonville

Joan Green, a children’s author, felt the need to give. Once homeless, Ms. Green remembered lessons learned while growing up about the importance of learning to read and helping those who are in...

Knoxville Urban League ‘Shoes for School’ Shatters Records New shoes will be on the feet of 1,270 children when they go back to school this week, thanks to the Knoxville Area Urban League, its...

Chicago Urban League Helps Entrepreneurs Turn Passion Into Business CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Chicago entrepreneurs are sharing their paths to success.  Chicago entrepreneur Sheehan Fisher turned his passion for...

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