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


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 [...]


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 [...]


National Urban League: Proposed Menthol Cigarette Ban Would Benefit African Americans’ Health | National Urban League

NEW YORK (November 13, 2018) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s plan to propose a ban on menthol cigarettes: “The destructive impact of menthol cigarettes on the African-American community is clear. African Americans smoke menthol cigarettes at higher [...]


Hundreds gather outside Metro Hall to rally for stronger hate crime laws and inclusiveness – Insider Louisville

The Louisville Urban League's "Stronger Than Hate" rally united people who support stronger hate crime laws and a more inclusive community. By MICHAEL L. JONES | November 6, 2018 10:55 am Hundreds of people ignored the rain on Monday night to gather outside Metro Hall for the Louisville Urban League’s “Stronger Than Hate” rally. Billed as a [...]


‘Stronger Than Hate’ rally promotes compassion, caring ahead of elections |

"Love is stronger than hate. Freedom is stronger than hate. Liberty is stronger than hate." Author: Robert Bradfield Published: 11:02 PM EST November 5, 2018 Updated: 5:10 AM EST November 6, 2018 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — A rainy night couldn't dampen the message of compassion that was shared by hundreds attending a rally in downtown Louisville. "Love [...]


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


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 [...]


Black Woman Pfizer Executive Outlines Solution to Fixing Racial Healthcare Disparities – Black Enterprise

How Pfizer’s VP of Corporate Affairs, Boykin-Towns, is working on a new initiative called “Three Virtues” to improve healthcare disparities among the African American community. For over 10 years, Karen Boykin-Towns has been dedicated to solving the systemic issues plaguing African Americans’ healthcare. “Healthcare disparities exist for African Americans, and there are several systemic [...]


Louisville’s Sports Learning Complex can transform city

With this Sports and Learning Complex we have the ability to help black Americans in Louisville realize a dream that’s been deferred for far too long. Jay Gulick, Opinion contributor  Published 2:55 p.m. ET Oct. 12, 2018 On Father’s Day, this year I asked my 12- and 17-year-old sons to accompany me on a [...]

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