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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and The Gospel of Action

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., American Civil Rights Activist By Marc Morial – National Urban League Wednesday (To Be Equal #2)- There is no shortage of words in the English language to describe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. By now-over five […]

Urban League Empowerment Summit Kicks Off with Press Conference (@NatUrbanLeague)

The University of Missouri’s New President, Michael Middleton, and the New Campus Activism

By Marc Morial, NUL (To Be Equal #45) New York, NY – Michael Middleton, the University of Missouri’s new interim president faces the challenge of healing wounds that have been decades in the making, since the first African-American students fought for admission in the 1930s. As the first Black student to enroll as a freshman […]

For The State of Black America, The Issue Is Jobs

National Higher Education Summit to Focus on Equity, Affordability – By Marc H. Morial

(To Be Equal #41) – New York – Next week, Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will join dozens of other elected officials, university presidents and education experts for an unprecedented national summit , presented by the National Urban League and USA Funds, to […]

Mayor Kasim Reed, Lisa Rayam, and Vandarray party with over 1500 senior citizens of Atlanta

Pope Francis’ Message of Compassion: Service for the Common Good by Marc Morial

(To Be Equal #37)New York – Like “power,” with compassion comes great responsibility. So much more than a feeling, the person with compassion is compelled to transform their compassion into intent, and most importantly, action. To be compassionate is to see, to feel and to do something. The recent arrival of Pope Francis on our […]

National Urban League Trains African Americans for Corporate Boards