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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 […]

State of Black America Town Hall to Explore Jobs of the Future

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 […]

Proposed Mortgage Qualification Rule May End Homeownership As We Know It

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 […]

National Urban League Brings Empowerment Summit to Atlanta

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 […]

National Urban League’s Boston Conference Urges President and Congress to Refocus National Debate on Jobs

Take a Risk and Become a Job Creator

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By C. Dwayne West, CEO MG Media – The National Urban League’s Job Report was recently released, and it highlighted the horrible JOB disparities between blacks and other racial groups. The numbers are not surprising if you understand this country and their continued disdain for a begging people. Yep, that’s exactly what I said – […]

C. Dwayne West Commentary: You Can’t Compare Police Shootings of Unarmed Men to Violence by Criminals

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

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By Marc H. Morial (To Be Equal #17) – New York, NY – As we observe the 40th anniversary of the State of Black America® the similarities of the United States of 1976 and the United States of 2016 are profoundly striking. The nation was recovering from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. […]

Red Tails” Shoots Down Stereotypes – by Marc Morial

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,” […]

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

Bernie Sanders Meets with Civil Rights

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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders discusses the economy, voting rights, and the criminal justice system during a conference with civil rights leaders in Washington D.C. Leaders include: Melanie L. Campbell, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Marc Morial, National Urban League, Al Sharpton, NAN, and actor/activist, Danny Glover, who has endorsed Sanders.

Education Special Hosted By Rev. Sharpton to Air Sunday Nov. 21st