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Urban League Movement Reflects on a Year of Empowering Americans through Jobs, Education, Financial Literacy and Health Care

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By Marc Morial (To Be Equal #94) – “From your founding, amid the great migration, to the struggles of the civil rights movement, to the battles of today, the Urban League has been on the ground, in our communities, working quietly — day in, day out — without fanfare; opening up opportunity, rolling back inequality, […]

Registered Nurse and Mom, Prepares for Relaunch of New Jersey’s Popular Medical Marijuana Themed Eatery

Affirmative Action: Dissecting Rhetoric From Reality

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By Marc H. Morial, National Urban League – In a perfect America founded and operating on colorblind meritocracy, admission to selective institutions of higher learning, boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies and access to federal contracts would be determined solely by ability, skill and talent, never having to take into consideration race or gender-and certainly never […]

Bernard Hoyes’ “Seven Paintings, a Story in Performance” Wows Spectators at LA County’s Ford Amphitheatre

Repeat Offense: Private Prisons Resurrection Represents Pay-To-Play

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By Marc Morial, National Urban League (To Be Equal #54)- New York, NY – Twenty-four hours after the election of Donald Trump as this nation’s 45th president, the stock prices of privately run prisons in this country soared. And this reversal of fortune came as no surprise to private prison operators-or criminal justice reform advocates. […]

Sarah Palin’s rambling, remarkable and at-times hard to understand endorsement of Donald Trump

National Urban League Presents: “State of Black America” to Air May 31

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By Marc H. Morial, National Urban League – Each year, the release of the National Urban League’s annual State of Black America® report triggers a national conversation on racial and economic justice. This year, for the first time, we’re putting that conversation on television. In partnership with TV One, “National Urban League Presents: State of […]

National Urban League Calls on Talk Radio Network to Drop Dr. Laura

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial Calls Skinny Budget “A Jobs and Dreams Killer”

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Washington, DC – Today, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement after the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced their 2018 blueprint “skinny” budget: “This budget is a jobs and dreams killer. Federal budgets are policy statements about the direction our leaders wish to take for […]

Giuliani’s Words Do More than Hurt – They Divide