August 5, 2014


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Understanding Breast Cancer

Following up on our breast cancer discussion from October, please check out this Breast Cancer Awareness resource from Healthline!

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August 1, 2014


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Left Behind: Brown v. Board Of Education 60 Years Later

Check out these thoughts from NYULYPer Stanley Fritz on the state of our education system 60 years after Brown v Board

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July 29, 2014


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Get Connected! 7 Dope Sistas to Follow on Twitter

This week on the GRIOT: Black woman entrepreneurs to check out on Twitter!

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July 24, 2014


2014.07.24 Legislative Policy Conference

Reflections on the Legislative Policy Conference: Renewed and Empowered

NY Urban League Young Professional Diane Campbell reflects on the power of engaging with the country’s leadership to bring meaningful change to not just society, but ourselves.

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July 21, 2014


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Tax Consequences of Money Earned Overseas

Income you earn internationally is reported to the IRS! Read this post to learn if you qualify to exempt some or all of your overseas income from taxes.

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June 19, 2014


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3 Keys to Small Business Success

by Chike ‘EntrepreneurCoach’ Uzoka We can all agree that business is business, right?  Whether we’re talking about a fashion business, a sporting goods business, an e-commerce business, or a retail business, there are essential things that it must have in place to be successful.  Every single company has to have great products (or services), an […]

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June 5, 2014



Statement on Dr. Maya Angelou from Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible…We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Dr. Maya Angelou Poet.  Author.  Actress.  Activist.  Singer.  Dancer.  Director.  Teacher.  Trailblazer.  History-maker.  Sister friend.  Legend.  Dr. Maya Angelou defies any single description.  She defined the essence of a […]

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June 2, 2014

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A Message from Arva Rice, President and CEO of the New York Urban League

by Arva Rice Dear NYULYP Community, By the time you all receive this month’s letter you will have selected new leadership of the New York Urban League Young Professionals.  Congratulations to the new President Chad Roberson and Vice-President Erika Beckles and to all who ran.  I look forward to working with Chad and Erika in […]

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