To Be Equal is a syndicated weekly opinion column distributed by the National Urban League to news outlets across the nation since 1963, when it was started as “the Voice of Black America” by National Urban League President, Whitney M. Young, Jr.

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National Urban League
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 4:38pm

War With Iran Is Ill-Advised And Thoughtless

Marc H. Morial 
President and CEO
National Urban League
 

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National Urban League
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 6:45pm

“Living Legend” Tom Joyner's Career has Transformed Black Media

“I learned so much about building a community around content from Tom Joyner. That show was so good at finding commonality within a diverse audience..."

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National Urban League
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 3:42am

Remembering Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher: First of Firsts

“I thought that it was the greatest thing in the world that he was going to be our mayor. He was someone who looked like us and fought for the things we believed in..."

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National Urban League
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 8:33am

Black Communities Are Making A Difference In The Fight Against AIDS

“The fact that there’s a conversation that occurs on an annual basis on World AIDS Day is significant. The fact that the President of the United States, on an annual basis, now, comments and discusses AIDS, keeps it on the agenda..."

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National Urban League
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 - 9:39pm

On Thanksgiving, Reflect Upon the Redemptive Power of Love

“I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens..."

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National Urban League
Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 12:21pm

Debate night. The Candidates Finally Address the Housing Crisis

 If you tuned in Wednesday, you might've heard the candidates finally talk about the affordable housing crisis. But do they have plans to fix the problem?

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National Urban League
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 12:40am

Harriet Film Shows the Inner Life of History’s Best-Known Conductor on the Underground Railroad

“’Harriet’ is the kind of instructional, no-nonsense biopic that may not take many artistic risks or sophisticated stylistic departures but manages to benefit from that lack of pretension. This is an ideal introduction — or reintroduction — not just to Tubman, but to the inhumane system that she refused to accept..."

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National Urban League
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 10:52am

National Urban League Presidents Jordan, Jacob and Price Honored as Visionary Warriors

“There can be no time-outs in the fight for freedom and equality. We must continue to help America understand that we hold America’s values dearly. At times, it seemed as if we were the only ones who did..."

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National Urban League
Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 12:04pm

The Future of Black Workers

Technology has simplified our lives but did you know it could also disrupt millions of jobs for African Americans? We explain.

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National Urban League
Thu, 24 Oct 2019 - 4:53pm

Automation Threatens The Future Of Black Workers In America

“Black America’s collective response to emerging technology will determine whether it is an opportunity – or an existential threat” – George H. Lambert, Jr., President and CEO, Greater Washington Urban League

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