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Criminal justice: Mitch McConnell says Senate will vote on bill

Mitch McConnell, in reversal, says Senate will vote on criminal justice bill Deborah Barfield Berry, Eliza Collins and Herb Jackson, USA TODAY Published 10:30 a.m. ET Dec. 11, 2018 | Updated 8:01 a.m. ET Dec. 12, 2018 WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a shift, announced Tuesday the Senate would take up a long-awaited bipartisan bill that aims [...]

2018-12-12T12:58:18+00:00

18-12-07 Annual Luncheon Speech – Sadiqa N. Reynolds – YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7tAGbI1Ku8&feature=youtu.be The Louisville Urban League presents a formal report of its activities to the community at its Annual Report Luncheon held in December of each year. The luncheon, which traditionally reaches full-capacity seating, also features a dynamic keynote address from, Sadiqa N. Reynolds, President and CEO of the Louisville Urban League. [...]

2018-12-12T11:10:48+00:00

Paul, Yarmuth join forces to support criminal justice reform

Mark Vanderhoff, Reporter LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Two lawmakers -- often at odds with each other --are joining forces. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican, and U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Democrat, appeared Monday at the Louisville Urban League to support criminal justice reform. Paul and Yarmuth both want fellow Kentuckian, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to [...]

2018-12-12T12:23:03+00:00

Louisville Urban League shares 2018 impact report

Caray Grace, Reporter LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More than 300 job placements this year, over 1,000 records expunged and $7 million in new mortgages, those were some of the talking points at the 2018 Louisville Urban League Impact report luncheon. "This is a crowd of corporate leaders, people at every level in our society. I think this [...]

2018-12-13T10:23:28+00:00

Stand By Me

The rate at which black women are dying unnecessary deaths, suffering through unreasonable surgeries, and incurring outrageous medical debt is inexcusable. The Louisville Urban League Community Health Program continues to stand in the gap and advocate for those who experience inequalities in healthcare. Ms. Lori Williams became an Urban League client after losing her house [...]

2018-12-07T11:14:24+00:00

Hurdles & Homeownership

Brenda never likened homeownership to sports until her life became a track meet of its own. Her first event: hurdles. One by one, barriers mounted before her creating a line of obstacles. After more than ten years of service, she was laid off from her job at Humana. Unemployment benefits kicked in but the [...]

2018-12-07T09:42:19+00:00

Grand[daddy] Lessons

Hailey’s love for chess led her to the Urban League. Her grandfather, Robert Mize, taught her all she knew about the game. He taught her skill, strategy, and to confidently lead in a space where she wouldn’t see many girls, so when he passed away - she was devastated. Before his passing, Mr. Mize was [...]

2018-12-07T09:47:34+00:00

Sadiqa Reynolds says Kroger shooting ‘looks like a hate crime’

http://www.wave3.com/e5e0a10c-0d99-4e9c-ae0d-1420f55ff32f Sadiqa Reynolds, President of the Louisville Urban League, discusses how the Kroger shooting is a hate crime. Source: Full Interview: Sadiqa Reynolds says Kroger shooting 'looks like a hate crime'

2018-10-30T15:42:22+00:00
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