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Nikole Hannah-Jones: MACARTHUR FELLOWS PROGRAM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5VKsBK2BYg Nikole Hannah-Jones Journalist Class of 2017 Chronicling the persistence of racial segregation in American society, particularly in education, and reshaping national conversations around education reform. ABOUT NIKOLE'S WORK Nikole Hannah-Jones is an investigative journalist chronicling the demise of racial integration efforts and persistence of segregation in American society, particularly [...]

2017-10-11T21:53:13+00:00

Family Health Centers to open new West End clinic Nov. 6 – Insider Louisville

Family Health Centers will open a new clinic on the city’s west side on Nov. 6 to replace a facility that KentuckyOne Health closed this summer. Family Health Centers will open a new clinic in the Russell neighborhood on Nov. 6 to replace a facility that KentuckyOne Health closed this summer because too few [...]

2017-10-11T21:54:35+00:00

Who killed Alberta Jones, Louisville’s first black female prosecutor? – The Washington Post

The brutal 1965 murder remains unsolved as the city prepares to unfurl a huge banner in her honor Monday. By DeNeen L. Brown October 9 at 7:00 AM The prosecutor was pulled out of her rental car, beaten in the head with a brick until she lost consciousness and thrown into the Ohio River, where she [...]

2017-10-09T13:44:09+00:00

POV | West Louisville gets a boost – WDRB 41 Louisville News

WDRB 41 Louisville News Just a year ago, Louisville's West End got blindsided when the highly touted West Louisville FoodPort project was abruptly abandoned. That development - slated to occupy 24 acres around 30th and Muhammad Ali - had been projected as a major boost for one of the city's most economically-depressed areas, and many [...]

2017-10-06T23:11:17+00:00

Local coalition aims to fund two-year college tuition for every JCPS graduate – Insider Louisville

A coalition of Louisville nonprofits, government and businesses plans to raise money to enable every JCPS graduate obtain a two-year college degree. By BORIS LADWIG | October 2, 2017 3:08 pm A broad coalition of Louisville nonprofits, government and businesses plans to raise tens of millions of dollars to enable every Jefferson County Public Schools graduate to obtain [...]

2017-10-02T21:53:57+00:00

Louisville Urban League hosts Spotlight Awards – wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

The Urban League's Seniors Jobs Program hosted its Spotlight Awards on Tuesday to thank the agencies, employers and people who provide resources for their clients. Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 3:48 pm EDT LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Urban League is recognizing local groups that help older workers get the training they need to [...]

2017-09-26T17:00:50+00:00

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by Protecting Latino Progress and Forging New Paths for Success | iamempowered.com

The National Urban League Wire Published: Wed. Dec 31, 1969 at 7:00 pm Updated: Fri. Sep 22, 2017 at 8:12 am From the President's Desk: As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, join the Urban League movement in advocating to protect the progress made by Hispanic Americans and help forge new paths [...]

2017-09-26T16:49:18+00:00

There is no fence to sit on

Sadiqa N. Reynolds and Lyndon Pryor, Guest Contributors Updated 1:16 p.m. ET Sept. 11, 2017 There are many in favor of the preservation of Confederate monuments in the public square. On the other side are those adamantly against their positions of honor and prestige in the [...]

2017-09-11T21:51:40+00:00

One People, One Commonwealth rally denounces white supremacy as some renew call to remove Jefferson Davis statue in Capitol

https://youtu.be/gRaCkWQ7N9M 08/16/2017 04:55 PM by Kevin Wheatley FRANKFORT — Dozens gathered to denounce white nationalism and, at times, call for the removal of the Jefferson Davis statue in the Capitol rotunda on Wednesday, a demonstration in response to the eruption of violence in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday over the removal of a statue of Robert E. [...]

2017-08-17T12:47:18+00:00
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