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Public doesn’t trust LMPD, police chief says | whas11.com

The LMPD chief admits he doesn't have your trust and wants to make things right after several controversial traffic stops caught his attention. Author: Robert Bradfield Published: 10:50 PM EDT June 4, 2019 Updated: 11:19 PM EDT June 4, 2019 Video of traffic stop made by LMPD last August created concern for Sadiqa Reynolds when she [...]

2019-06-10T09:47:19-04:00

Project CommUNITY: Community Conversation

Updated: 4:48 PM EDT Apr 21, 2019 Caray Grace, Reporter LOUISVILLE, Ky. —WLKY’s Caray Grace has an honest discussion about racism with local leaders, including Rashaad Abdur-Rahman, Director, Office of Safe & Healthy Neighborhoods; Marian R. Vasser, Director of Diversity Education & Inclusive Excellence, UofL; Dr. Shannon Cambron, School of Social Work Chair, Spalding [...]

2019-04-22T08:52:47-04:00

Louisville police face heat after black teen’s traffic stop

Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad will be asked to provide proof to city officials that traffic stops in high-crime neighborhoods reduce violence. Andrew Wolfson, Louisville Courier Journal Published 6:46 a.m. ET April 5, 2019 Civil rights leaders and several Metro Council members said Thursday they were enraged by a traffic stop in which a [...]

2019-04-05T15:31:18-04:00

Louisville police criticized for handcuffing black teen for wide turn

1 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE VIEWED A VIDEO OF A LOUISVILLE TRAFFIC STOP ON YOUTUBE. MANY SAID IT SHOWS EXACTLY WHY MINORITIES DISTRUST LAW ENFORCEMENT. Andrew Wolfson, Louisville Courier Journal Published 7:46 a.m. ET April 4, 2019 | Updated 6:56 a.m. ET April 5, 2019 He was homecoming king at Central High School and had just [...]

2019-04-05T09:55:02-04:00

Louisville remains stagnant in comparison to peer cities

A new report shows Louisville has remained stagnant since the city-county merger in comparison to peer cities. Updated: 5:22 PM EDT Mar 26, 2019 Caray Grace A new report shows Louisville has remained stagnant since the city-county merger in comparison to peer cities. The study by the Greater Louisville Project measured education, 21st-century jobs, [...]

2019-03-27T14:44:51-04:00

Fischer Says City Will Stop Work On Bond-Funded Projects

Last week in an 18 to 8 vote, Council members tabled approval of an ordinance that would authorize bonds for public projects, citing budget concerns. POLITICS March 10, 2019 Mayor Greg Fischer is condemning a recent Metro Council vote to suspend bond payments for capital projects and said in response, the city would stop [...]

2019-03-11T10:06:54-04:00

National Bar Association selects Sadiqa Reynolds, Esq. for National Award

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Sarah Graves Development Associate Louisville Urban League 502-681-4411 [email protected] N E W S R E L E A S E National Bar Association selects Sadiqa Reynolds, Esq. for National AwardLouisville, KY, March 8, 2019— On March 9, 2019, Sadiqa N. Reynolds, Esq. will be honored by the National Bar Association [...]

2019-03-08T13:50:35-04:00

45 organizations call on legislators to pull HB 3

To the Members of the Kentucky General Assembly: We, the 45 undersigned organizations, voice our STRONG opposition to House Bill 3. We, the undersigned, voice our strong opposition to House Bill 3. HB 3 would erect costly and complex barriers that take away vital food, health care and financial assistance from children and families [...]

2019-03-01T10:47:26-04:00

Louisville Urban League gearing up for second expungement clinic

By Makayla Ballman | February 5, 2019 at 6:55 PM EST - Updated February 6 at 1:34 AM LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Urban League is gearing up to host its second expungement clinic. Following a donation from Stephen Reily, the Louisville Urban League created the Reily Reentry Project, designed to assist Louisville Urban League clients [...]

2019-02-07T09:52:00-04:00
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