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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 […]

New Momentum on Common Sense Gun Reform

Travel Ban Betrays American Values

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By Marc H. Morial (To Be Equal #51) – As a Republican candidate running for the nation’s highest office, Donald Trump promised an enthusiastic crowd of supporters that in the wake of the San Bernardino, CA attack-a mass shooting perpetrated by an American citizen of Pakistani descent and his wife, a Pakistani national and lawful […]

National Urban League Helping Mortgage Scam Victims – By Marc H. Morial

New Justice Must Bring Independence to the Supreme Court

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By Marc H. Morial, National Urban League The United States Supreme Court has played an important role in the progress of the Civil Rights Movement. The executive and legislative branches of government have, at times, had to be prodded toward active reform of racial justice. It is the most vulnerable in our society who have […]

Ohio Bus Tour Encourages Voters of Color to Head to the Polls #OurVoteMatters

Ohio Bus Tour Encourages Voters of Color to Head to the Polls #OurVoteMatters

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By Marc Morial (To Be Equal #37) – “If I hear anybody saying their vote does not matter, that it doesn’t matter who we elect — read up on your history. It matters. We’ve got to get people to vote. I will consider it a personal insult — an insult to my legacy — if […]

Hobbs’ Monday Musings: Osama Bin Laden is Killed/Royal Wedding and a Funeral/Obama tours Alabama

Urban League Movement Supports Peaceful Protest, Thorough Investigation in Baton Rouge

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New Orleans, LA – As Louisiana and the nation grieve the death of Alton Sterling, the National Urban League and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans (ULGNO) today joined Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in calling for a thorough investigation of his shooting by Baton Rouge Police, and a comprehensive evaluation of police training […]

State of Black America 2016 – “Locked Out: Education, Jobs and Justice”

New Momentum on Common Sense Gun Reform

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By Marc H. Morial, National Urban League – It has been more than three years since a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed 20 first-graders and six adults. Since that time, according to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been over 900 mass shootings in our country, killing over 1,000 people and […]

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

Marc Morial: Harriet Tubman Decision Is a Major Development

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New York, NY – National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today called the U.S. Treasury’s move to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill a milestone for racial reconciliation. “For generations, America has struggled to confront its greatest sin and acknowledge the dark cloud it cast over much of our history,” […]

President Endorses Three National Urban League Job Creation Proposals, But Expansion Is Necessary