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Our Programs

The Urban League operates various programs designed to implement innovative solutions to address the problems faced by our community.

To Inspire You

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater


George Washington Carver »

Today In History

  • In 1922 - Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority founded at Butler University
  • In 1900 - African-American painter Henry O Tanner was one of the 6,916 American exhibitors at the Paris Exposition, winning a silver medal for his entry
  • In 1941 - Madame Lillian Evanti founds the National Negro Opera Company
  • In 1977 - Srpingarn Medal awarded to Alexander P. Haley (author of ROOTS) for his unsurpassed effectiveness in portraying the legendary story of an American of African descent.


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