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2020 has been a difficult and traumatic year in America. This week, Leonard welcomes Arva Rice, the President and CEO of the New York Urban League, to talk about racism, policing and where we go from here as a country.
Q&A with the New York Urban League President and CEO Arva Rice: Why Black people still can’t wait by Nick Charles, NBC News Digital, July 10, 2020 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/q-new-york-urban-league-president-ceo-arva-rice-why-n1233320
Arva Rice Guest on “Coping with Covid19” with Host Prof. Sree Sreenivasan on WBAI 99.5FM, June 27, 2020 http://wbai.org@sree @wbai #wbaisree focusing on the effects on society’s most vulnerable -workers, the poor, the marginalized
Arva Rice, Pres/CEO, NY Urban League, Inc guest on Sree’s Daily, Global Covid19 Show. Discussing health, financial and racial inequality. Streamed live on Jun 24, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtIvpeP2ke8
Arva Rice guest panelist on Bloomberg News (Bloomberg QuickTake News with Madison Mills) on Police Reform and De-Funding. Streamed live on Jun 24, 2020 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTlsmU_p3EU
WFANm 660 am/101.9 fm streamed on wfan.com June 14, 2020
Bob Salter Program: New York Urban League President and CEO Arva Rice discussed the awakening of awareness about racism and a cry for a new social order in cities across the nation, how reform of the justice system can begin, and the role of respect in healing. https://wfan.radio.com/media/podcast/bob-salter
Spectrum News NY1, Jun 4, 2020, https://twitter.com/NYUrbanLeague/status/1268551552480030728
NBC New York, June 2, 2020 ‘To Be Silent Is Complicit’: As George Floyd Protests Erupt Some Corporations Take a Stand” by Noreen O’Donnell