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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

Remembering The 2 Victims Killed In The Kroger Shooting In Kentucky | Here & Now

Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Jones, 67, both African-American, were shot and killed last week at a Kroger grocery store by a white gunman. Funerals begin Tuesday for three of the 11 people killed in Saturday's mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Thoughts and prayers are heading there from around [...]

2018-10-30T15:37:26+00:00

Urban League Leaders Morial & Reynolds Denounce Violent Hate Crimes, Call For Prosecution “To the Fullest Extent of the Law”

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:Teresa CandoriNational Urban League(212) [email protected] PryorLouisville Urban [email protected] E W S  R E L E A S EUrban League Leaders Morial & Reynolds Denounce Violent Hate Crimes, Call For Prosecution “To the Fullest Extent of the Law”Louisville, KY, October 27, 2018—National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial [...]

2018-10-27T23:14:33+00:00

Louisville Organizations Mount Effort To Clear Criminal Records En Masse

One of the largest efforts comes from the Louisville Urban League, which received a large gift allowing it to spend $100,000 on expunging records this year alone. COMMUNITY September 7, 2018 More than a thousand people showed up to an expungement clinic hosted by the Louisville Urban League in February. About 300 of them made [...]

2018-12-07T09:59:22+00:00

JCPS Votes To Settle With Kentucky Dept. Of Education To Avoid Takeover

The Jefferson County Board of Education has voted 4-3 to accept an offer from the Kentucky Board of Education to avoid a potential state takeover. By Roxanne Scott EDUCATION August 27, 2018 The Jefferson County Board of Education has voted 4-3 in favor of an agreement with the Kentucky Department of Education. The settlement agreement avoids [...]

2018-08-27T23:27:43+00:00

Pollio: ‘Agreement proposal’ in hands of attorneys | whas11.com

Pollio said the district will be surveying the community and asking for input in regard to the school assignment plan this Fall. Author: Heather Fountaine Published: 11:07 PM EDT August 9, 2018 Updated: 11:23 PM EDT August 9, 2018 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- With school starting less than a week away, Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio met with [...]

2018-08-10T15:33:19+00:00
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