National Urban League
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 9:29am

National Urban League Grieves the Loss of Elijah Cummings

National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial issued the following statement regarding the passing of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings:

“The passing of Chairman Cummings is a devastating loss to the civil rights community and to the nation.

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National Urban League
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 12:21pm

Civil Rights Groups Sign Groundbreaking Diversity Agreement with T-Mobile US

NEW YORK (October 15, 2019) – A coalition of civil rights groups today announced an agreement with T-Mobile US to expand on its existing nationally-recognized diversity initiatives in a wide range of areas following the closing of its planned acquisition of Sprint to become the New T-Mobile.

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National Urban League
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 2:40pm

Senate Report Confirms National Urban League Findings of Black Voter Suppression by Russia

NEW YORK (October 10, 2019) -- A Senate Intelligence Committee report on Russian election interference, published this week, confirmed the findings of the National Urban League’s 2019 State of Black America® report: Russian trolls targeted African-Americans more than any other group to dissuade them from voting.

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National Urban League
Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 3:26pm

National Urban League Conference Will Attract Thousands of Attendees, Millions In Economic Impact to Houston

HOUSTON, TEXAS (October 7, 2019) -- The 2020 National Urban League Conference, returning to Houston after 21 years, will attract thousands of the nation’s most forward-thinking community and business leaders for four days of world-class speakers, informative workshops, dynamic entertainment and networking events,...

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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...

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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. Morial said today.

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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. 

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