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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 […]

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

Shaking the Black Head

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By Lucius Gantt (The Gantt) – Shout out to all of the media professionals speaking out about how they feel White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer responded to a briefing question posed by April Ryan, the Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks. Ryan is an African American reporter and the Sisters went off […]

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 […]

Filmmaker Jordan Flaherty Explores Racial and Economic Justice Issues in New Documentary Series

Why Is President Trump’s Only Senior Black Staffer a Democrat?

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By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) – Republicans haven’t shown any serious efforts of making Blacks an integral part of their party since the Nixon Administration of the 60s and 70s. As former Nixon speechwriter, Pat Buchanan stated in one of his columns, “In 1956, as vice president, Nixon went to Harlem to declare, “America […]

Hypocrisy in the Democracy by Raynard Jackson