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
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 9:54am

To Be Equal: Why private school vouchers are a failed experiment

“How bad are school vouchers for students? Far worse than most people imagine. Indeed, the use of school vouchers—which provide families with public dollars to spend on private schools—is equivalent to missing out on more than one-third of a year of classroom learning.” 

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National Urban League
Fri, 17 May 2019 - 11:39am

To Be Equal: Mourning a champion

This week we lost Judge Damon J. Keith, one of the greatest champions of voting rights in American history. More on his legacy. 

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National Urban League
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 3:37pm

To Be Equal: Hate Crime Surge Continues With Burning of Black Churches

"A lot of people want to make it a hate thing. Well, we don't represent hate. We represent love. Togetherness. Peace. Long suffering. Hope."

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