National Urban League
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 2:40pm

National Urban League Leads Civil Rights Community in Laying Out Key Principles for Comprehensive Housing Finance Reform

NEW YORK (September 5, 2019) – The National Urban League has vowed to oppose any reform of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae that does not preserve and strengthen access to stable, affordable, and equitable homeownership opportunities for all American families, the League has insisted in a letter to the National Economic

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National Urban League
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 10:50am

Walmart & Kroger’s Response To Gun Violence Highlights Senate Leadership’s Shame

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement regarding the ongoing epidemic of gun violence:

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National Urban League
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 9:29am

National Urban League: Panteleo Firing “A Small Measure Of Justice” For Eric Garner’s Family

NEW YORK (August 19, 2019) -- The long-overdue firing of the NYPD officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner is a small measure of justice in a case riddled with unfairness, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H.

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National Urban League
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 11:07am

National Urban League Calls for Stronger Gun Laws to Address Epidemic

NEW YORK (August 4, 2019) -- National Urban League President Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to the nation’s plague of mass shootings which surged with five attacks in the last eight days, in which 100 people were shot and at least 35 died. 

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National Urban League
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 - 3:01pm

Gillibrand, Bass Introduce Landmark Legislation on American Infrastructure Investment

NEW YORK (JULY 31, 2019) -- Gillibrand, Bass Introduce Landmark Legislation To Make Bold Reforms To American Infrastructure Investment

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National Urban League
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 3:37pm

Statement from the Baltimore Urban League on Recent Comments from the President

You are evidently Clueless about Baltimore!  It is a miserable day in history when you can daily depend on the President to divide the States of America instead of Uniting the “State” of America.  How can we articulate to our kids dream big when they wake up every morning to a nightmare produced by ego and political gamesmanship, one who cares more about Political points than Progress for the people? 

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National Urban League
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 - 9:28am

National Urban League Mourns the Passing of Affiliate Leader Sterling Tucker

NEW YORK (July 17, 2019) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement today regarding the passing of civil rights activist  Sterling Tucker:

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National Urban League
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 - 11:47am

National Urban League Encouraged by SCOTUS Ruling on Census Citizenship Question

NEW YORK (June 27, 2019) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today said he was encouraged by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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National Urban League
Mon, 13 May 2019 - 10:04am

Legislative Policy Conference - Urban Leaguers Converged on D.C. to Hear From Top Policymakers

Every year, the The National Urban League host a Legislative Policy Conference in Washington, DC.

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National Urban League
Wed, 08 May 2019 - 10:39am

Read the 2019 State of Black America Report. Available Now!

May 6, 2019 -- Even as civil rights groups challenge racially-motivated voter suppression in the courts and state legislatures, an even more insidious enemy of democracy targets African Americans online, exploiting their trust and spreading disinformation, according to the 2019 State of Black America®.

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