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Obama vows fight on voting rights

...Conference on Civil and Human Rights; Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; National Urban League President Marc H. Morial; Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed; and Laura W. Murphy, director of the American Civil Liberties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-30/obama-vows-fight-voting-rights
Leonard Price

...50-year Mason, a founding member of the Columbia Community Relations Council, a former president of the Columbia Urban League, the first president of Crime Stoppers of the Midlands, a board member of the Babcock Center, a board member of the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000165160187
A courageous Dash

...your future," she has considerable facts on her side."In August," reports the Chicago Tribune, "the National Urban League's State of Black America 2012 report found that nearly all the economic gains that the black middle class made during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-10-08/courageous-dash
Georgia football coach Mark Richt might have hip replacement surgery

...scheduled to be played at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 17 has been moved to Morgan State's Baltimore campus.The New York Urban League, which sponsored the game, and the Yankees made the announcement Wednesday, citing relief and recovery efforts still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-07/georgia-football-coach-ma
Haley says Martin Luther King Jr. would be proud of South Carolina's progress

...female and first minority governor, said at the Columbia Urban League's annual breakfast recognizing the slain civil rights...Day rally at the Statehouse on Monday.The Columbia Urban League's executive director, James T. McLawhorn Jr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-15/haley-says-martin-luther-king
Andrew Speed

...Kiwanis Club, the Columbus Country Club, the Better Business Bureau, The Chamber of Commerce, the Metro Columbus Urban League, and Goodwill Industries of the Chattahoochee Valley. He also served as Trustee for the Georgia Foundation of Independent...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000159976314
Hard work brings rewards

...and the contacts she's made over the years. McDonald's has selected Christine as a spokeswoman on panels for the Urban League and at high schools for the National Black MBA Association. "She's doing a good job in operations," George said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2008-08-18/hard-work-br
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James boosts area where he learned game

...play. He's also played host to bike-a-thons to benefit local groups such as the Akron Area YMCA and the Akron Urban League. "He cares about northeast Ohio," says Joyce, who first coached James when he was 11. "This is his home. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/09/nba_131639.shtml
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Milestones

...Illinois University, Carbondale. Get scholarships Porcsha Daniels and Courtney Siffre each received a $2,500 Bi-Lo/Urban League scholarship from the 100 Black Men of Augusta and Bi-Lo supermarkets. Gets Kohl's grant Anne Hatcher, of Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/15/ric_85369.shtml
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Blacks-only business district thrived

...white theaters along Broad Street.J. Philip Waring, founder of the Augusta Black History Committee and a retired Urban League executive, in a 1995 interview recalled the efforts of his father, John P. Waring Sr., one of the Lenox founders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/blacks-only-business-district-thrive
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