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  • Jun 6, 2014 The A. Philip Randolph Institute Salutes Dr.Maya Angelou

    The A. Philip Randolph Institute Salutes Dr.Maya Angelou

    “The
    ancestors remind us, despite the history of pain
    We are a going-on people who will rise again.
    And still we rise.” – Dr. Maya Angelou

    As she is memorialized on
    Saturday, June 7, 2014, and in the days to come, the A. Philip Randolph
    Institute joins...
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  • Sep 27, 2013 A. Philip Randolph Institute saddened by the passing of Evelyn Lowery, Wife of Civil Rights Leader Joseph E. Lowery

    Mrs. Evelyn Lowery, a pioneer in civil rights and women's empowerment and the wife of the Rev. Joseph Lowery, passed away on Thursday at her home in Georgia.
       
     

  • Jun 14, 2013 Louise Stamp Receives NYSLAA Level IV Certificate of Achievement

    Louise Stamp , Outreach Services, has earned the Level IV Certificate of Achievement from the New York State Library Assistants' Association ( NYSLAA ). Louise received the certificate at the 35th Annual NYSLAA Conference held in Lake Placid, NY June 12 – 14. The Level IV Certificate of...
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  • Feb 15, 2013 APRI President Clayola Brown Interviewed on “Inside Government” during the AFGE Legislative and Mobilization Conference

    APRI President Clayola Brown Interviewed on “Inside Government” during the AFGE Legislative and Mobilization Conference
    Inside Government is a radio program produced by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) that features interviews and commentary on a wide range of subjects that impact the lives and livelihoods of federal and D.C. government workers and the general public, and features lawmakers,...
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  • Nov 5, 2012 APRI Saddened By Death of Sister Patricia Cook Ferguson, Vice President of the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU)

    APRI Saddened By Death of Sister Patricia Cook Ferguson, Vice President of the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU)
    Dear APRI Family, It is with profound regret that we announce the passing of Sister Patricia Cook Ferguson, Vice President of the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU).   Sister Ferguson also served as a member of the BTU Executive Board, and Chair of the BTU Safety Committee and Chair of the...
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  • Jun 15, 2012 Labor Committee of the NAACP Saddened By Loss of Sister Dr. Annie B. Martin

    The
    Labor Committee of the NAACP is also deeply saddened by the loss of our dear
    Sister Dr. Annie B. Martin who dedicated her life to human rights. Whether
    it was on the front lines against the closing of a factory for working parents,
    or the closing of our children’s schools, Dr. Martin...
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  • Jun 4, 2012 Must See Videos: Congressmen, Veterans Among Those Denied Right To Vote

    These videos are so shockingly
    unbelievable but, sadly, 100 percent true: In 2012, in the United States of
    America, citizens are being denied the right to vote. Among them are
    Congressmen, veterans, students, retirees and women. Please watch, share, and sign up to help the USW fight...
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  • May 8, 2012 APRI Saddened By Death of Leon Lynch, Former APRI National Board Chairman

    APRI Saddened By Death of Leon Lynch, Former APRI National Board Chairman
    The United Steelworkers (USW) is saddened to announce the death last Friday of former International Vice President Leon Lynch, who retired in 2006. Lynch joined USW Local 1011 in 1956 at the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. mill in East Chicago, Ind., and quickly became a union activist. He...
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  • May 3, 2012 Babineaux Receives 2012 APRI Legacy Award

    Babineaux Receives 2012 APRI Legacy Award
    At an awards ceremony in Baltimore, MD, the president of the A.
    Philip Randolph Institute’s Baltimore chapter presented the group’s 2012
    Legacy Award to Diane Babineaux in recognition of her decades of work
    for political freedom and economic justice. Babineaux, who serves as the
    IAM’s...
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  • Mar 25, 2012 Joe Madison: April 10 - National Hoodie Day

    Sirius XM host Joe Madison Monday will announce April 10 as "National Hoodie Day" in support of a slain Florida teen.
    "I'm going to announce that April 10 be National Hoodie Day," Madison told ReddingNewsReview.com. "Across the USA, all of us wear hoodies as a show of support for Trayvon...
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  • Dec 10, 2011 APRI Members Stand For Freedom

    APRI Members Stand For Freedom
    On December 10, the APRI Metro NY Chapter joined the NAACP, SEIU, TWU, UFT, OPEIU, Workers United and other unions to fight back against voter suppression.  Union members were joined by elected officials and other community based organizations at march and rally at the United Nations This...
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  • Dec 2, 2011 CWA: Today’s Jobless Report Shows Real Need for Job Creating Mergers Like AT&T/T-Mobile

    Contact: Candice Johnson or Chuck Porcari, CWA Communications, 202-434-1168, [email protected] and [email protected]
    Washington, D.C. – Even with the slight improvement in today’s
    jobless report, the economy continues to need real stimulus and support
    to trigger the quality...
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  • Dec 1, 2011 A CALL TO ACTION IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA - DECEMBER 1-4, 2011

    A CALL TO ACTION IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA - DECEMBER 1-4, 2011
    On December 1 – 4th at the Phoenix Convention Center, 100 North Third Street, Phoenix, Arizona our “WE ARE ONE” Coalition will be moving from defending ourselves during this last election cycle to “Moving America Forward” as the next step in the evolution of the "We Are One" movement....
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  • Oct 26, 2011 LCLAA & APRI SHED LIGHT ON INHUMANE CONDITIONS ENDURED BY WORKERS WHO HARVEST AMERICA’S CROPS

    LCLAA SHEDS LIGHT ON INHUMANE CONDITIONS ENDURED BY WORKERS WHO HARVEST AMERICA'S CROPS
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  • Aug 15, 2011 1199SEIU Members Rally in Miami for Equal Treatment for Haitians

    1199SEIU Members Rally in Miami for Equal Treatment for Haitians
    Ghislaine Bazile, a certified nursing assistant and 1199SEIU member
    who works in North Miami, lost an uncle to the cholera epidemic in
    Haiti. She has not seen her two sisters and her cousins in more than ten
    years. She believes that if the U.S. Department of Homeland
    Security changed...
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  • May 27, 2011 Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius Visits Raleigh!

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius Visits Raleigh!
    Roundtable Discussion with Seniors to Discuss Affordable Care Act
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  • May 7, 2011 “Winning The Future” & Helping All Communities

    Brothers & Sisters,
    The A. Philip Randolph Institute would like to personally encourage you to check out www.whitehouse.gov/africanamericans . Please tell your family, friends, colleagues and others in your circles to visit the website as well to learn about valuable information. There...
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  • Mar 10, 2011 AFL-CIO Leader Calls Passage of Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Bill

    AFL-CIO Leader Calls Passage of Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Bill
    Saying Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Senate Republicans participated in "an absolute corruption of democracy," AFL-CIO Leader Richard Trumka suggests unions and activists should use this "Wisconsin moment" to transform anger into activism.
    Trumka was referring to the move made...
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  • Feb 14, 2011 Black History Exhibit Premieres In Miami-Dade Museum

    SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) --A local museum now has a special
    exhibit that highlights the contributions African Americans made to the
    railroad industry. The Gold Coast Railroad Museum displayed the exhibit, just in time for Black History Month. "The
    African American Experience"...
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  • Feb 10, 2011 APRI JOINS NC NAACP TO DEFEND PUBLIC SERVICES AND JOBS

    APRI JOINS NC NAACP TO DEFEND PUBLIC SERVICES AND JOBS
    State mental health workers from across North Carolina spoke out before a “listening panel” at the Rebuilding Broken Places Community Development Center in Goldsboro on Feb. 5. They discussed the impact of inadequate working conditions and the policies and budget decisions that affect delivery...
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  • Jan 14, 2011 APRI President Participates in Weekend of King Holiday Observations

    APRI President Participates in Weekend of King Holiday Observations
    In celebration of the Martin Luther King Holiday, the Americans for Democratic Action Education Fund sponsored its annual forum, “What Would Martin Do?” to address the question of how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., might approach critical policy issues facing the country in the 21st Century....
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  • Oct 14, 2010 A.P.R.I. is Calling to Get Out the Vote

    A.P.R.I. is Calling to Get Out the Vote
    Participation is key for non-partisan phone bank
    The North Carolina A. Philip Randolph institute wants to remind you that somebody paid the price for your right to vote. In every election, when voters cast their ballots, they honor those whose struggle and sacrifice made greater participation...
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  • Oct 2, 2010 Amalgamated Transit Union 56th Convention

    Monday, September 27, 2010 - Afternoon Session
     
    The Convention reconvened at 1:35 p.m. with International Secretary-Treasurer Oscar Owens serving as chair. Owens introduced the first speaker of the afternoon, Clayola Brown, president of the A. Philip Randolph Institute.
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  • Sep 11, 2010 FAMU National Alumni Chapter Broward County Scholarship Gala

    FAMU National Alumni Chapter Broward County Scholarship Gala
    The theme for this elborate event was: “Alumni In Action: Sharing The Mission, Embracing the Vision.” The Gala is held every year to benefit the chapter scholarship giving to first time freshmen attending the University. This year we had 11 scholarship recepients. Also the alumni chapter...
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  • Mar 31, 2010 National Urban League: I AM EMPOWERED Campaign

    National Urban League: I AM EMPOWERED Campaign
    This year the National Urban League celebrates 100 years at the forefront of the civil rights movement. Since its inception in 1910, the National Urban League has been steadfast in its commitment to empowering communities and changing lives.
    Today, with key programs focused on...
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