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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,” […]

Stop the Lies about the Financial Meltdown

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.

Jobs Rebuild America Plan Goes to Indiana

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

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“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 […]

On Glenn Beck and Al Sharpton’s Separate and Unequal Rallies

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

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(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 […]

Open Letter To Tom Joyner RE: Tavis Smiley and Cornell West

National Urban League on $315 Nike Shoe: Just Don’t Do It

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National Urban League president and CEO Marc H. Morial today asked Nike to abandon plans to release a $315 basketball shoe, and implored parents not to spend scarce resources on an empty status symbol. “To release such an outrageously overpriced product while the nation is struggling to overcome an unemployment crisis is insensitive at best,” […]

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

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Los Angeles – Visual icon Bernard Stanley Hoyes wowed an enthusiastic house recently with his “Seven Paintings, a Story in Performance” at the Ford Amphitheatre. Included as part of the venue’s ever-popular dance series, Hoyes’ production proved to be magical as his art literally jumped off the canvas and came to life in an interdisciplinary […]