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ULTC President shares thoughts on dismantling systemic racism.

Two months have passed since George Floyd’s final eight minutes and 46 seconds and white people still are asking me, and others who serve and lead Black organizations, “How can we help?” “What should we do?”

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REAL TALK – Youth Panel Talks about Racism and the ‘Rona

This Real Talk features a panel of youth who share their perspectives on racism and the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd. They talk about how they are coping with COVID-19 and how it is impacting their personal lives. Finally, led by Lissa Jones, Host of KMOJ’s Urban Agenda, they share their ideas for […]

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ULTC Press Statement: Local and Nationwide Protests in Wake of Police Killing of George Floyd – What Must Be Done

We applaud and defend lawful protest, which is our constitutional right. Demands for justice, accountability and change should be expected and welcome, even when those expressions are angry, urgent and disruptive. Calls for peace are hollow in the face of unaddressed injustice.

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Urban League Asks the Governor to Dig Deeper into the Racial Demographics of COVID-19 in Minnesota

ULTC President and CEO Steven Belton, in a letter to Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, called on the state to provide a comprehensive and accurate assessment of COVID-19’s impact on African Americans in order to limit the duration and severity of this pandemic.   Read Belton’s letter here.

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Urban League Twin Cities Elects New Board Chair, Officers

The Urban League Twin Cities is pleased to announce the election of Rev. John L. Bowen as chair of the Board of Directors.  He was elected to serve a one-year term as chair at a meeting of the Board held February 27, 2020. Rev. Bowen is pastor of Greater Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church in […]