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gun violence

Austin TX shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 hospitalized

AUSTIN, Texas — A shooting in a crowded entertainment district in downtown Austin early Sunday left one woman dead and three others wounded. According to reports,...

7 Rules for Recording Police

In 2012, the City of Boston agreed to pay Simon Glik $170,000 in damages and legal fees to settle a civil rights lawsuit...
whistleblowing by video

Whistleblowing by Smartphone

In America there are laws that protect the rights of individuals to blow the whistle on wrongful corporate conduct.  Federal agencies like the IRS...
marc morial

Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs & Justice

"I recognize we are in political season.  But the Urban League understands that your mission transcends politics.  Good jobs, quality schools, affordable health care,...
Sandra 'Sandy B' Brown

Violence & Police

Dear SandyB: Just watching what has gone on in recent days with the killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Minneapolis. ...
stephanie murphy

Stephanie Murphy Addresses DNC

Stephanie Murphy addressed the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night as part of the Democratic Women of the House presentation.  The presentation highlighted some...
voter registration

Voter Registration Efforts On-going

On Saturday July 23, 2016, volunteers from the Central Florida A. Philip Randolph Institute, the Orange County Chapter of the Florida  Voter's League and Macedonia...

Mayor, Commissioners Highlight Successes of Orlando Main Street Districts

July 27, 2016 – ORLANDO, FL – Last night, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orlando City Commissioners joined with the City’s Orlando Main Street...
noel carter

Noel Carter trial will revisit police misconduct this Aug 15

The trial of Noel Carter is currently set for August 15th. Whether or not the new date was chosen to distance the trial from...
bernie sanders

Hillary Clinton First Woman Nominee for President of USA

PHILADELPHIA — It's official. Hillary Rodham Clinton has won the Democratic Party's nomination for president of the United States, becoming the first woman to...