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Urban League panel calls for criminal justice reform

William H. ‘Billy’ Murphy Jr., left, talks with J. Howard Henderson, president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Urban League, outside the Baltimore Convention Center on Friday during the National Urban League’s conference. Murphy urged for ending of the drug war by treating addiction as a medical issue instead of a criminal one. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Condemning mandatory minimum sentences and mass incarceration, a group of attorneys, civil rights advocates and business leaders urged attendees at the National Urban League’s annual conference to work toward long-term solutions to eliminate these and other criminal justice issues plaguing ...

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Rawlings-Blake sees opportunity with Urban League conference in Baltimore

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake addresses reporters to kickoff the National Urban League's annual conference in Baltimore. Standing with Rawlings-Blake are J. Howard, Henderson, left, president and CEO of the Baltimore Urban League, and Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League. (Andrea Cwieka/The Daily Record)

Baltimore’s hosting of the National Urban League’s annual conference will allow for long-term community development, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday. “There will be a lot of activity in the local economy,” Rawlings-Blake said during an opening press conference with Urban ...

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