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Minneapolis Urban League


Dr. Josie Johnson – Who Walked Alongside MLK – To Be Honored As Trailblazer

On Thursday night, the Minneapolis Urban League will recognize a community leader who’s been active in the Twin Cities for more than 50 years. She was part of a small group of Minnesotans who took part in the historic March on Washington. We have a look at why Dr. Josie Johnson is being honored with the distinguished Trailblazer Award.


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Minneapolis Urban League Hosting Forum On MNsure

The Minneapolis Urban League is hosting a forum on MNsure, the state’s new online marketplace for health insurance.


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13th Grade Seeks To Help Disconnected Youth, Bridge Achievement Gap

A growing number of young adults in the Twin Cities need some help before they’re able to enter the workforce.


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Andrew Young To Speak At Urban League Gala

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minneapolis Urban League is getting ready for its annual gala, which is being held on Thursday evening. The keynote speaker this year is Andrew Young, a former U.S. Ambassador to the […]


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MN Unemployment Affects Blacks 3x More Than Whites

Unemployment in the United States currently sits at 8.5 percent – the lowest it’s been in three years. That statistics, however, does not ring true for Minnesota’s African-American community.