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Nichelle Nichols’ Legacy: “Out Of...

TO BE EQUAL, by Marc H. Morial,...

Documentary Film On Dick Gregory...

By Marc Morial / President and CEO,...

Nichelle Nichols’ Legacy: “Out Of This Madness, Uhura Appeared”

TO BE EQUAL, by Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “Everybody, come quick, come quick; there's a black lady on television and she ain't no maid!”  -- Whoopi Goldberg Fed up with racist insults on set and longing to make her way as a Broadway musical star, Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols already had given showrunner Gene Roddenberry her letter of resignation when she met Martin Luther King, Jr., at a Beverly Hills fundraiser. He implored her not to quit, telling her that Star Trek was the only television show he and...

Nichelle Nichols’ Legacy:...

TO BE EQUAL, by Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “Everybody, come quick, come quick; there's a black lady on television and...

Documentary Film On...

By Marc Morial / President and CEO, National Urban League  “I chose to be an agitator. The next time you put your underwear in the...

Civil Rights Leaders...

“The 21st century Jim Crow assault is real. It's unrelenting, and we're going to challenge it vigorously. While this broad assault against voting rights...

Vernon Jordan On...

by Marc Morial / President and CEO, National Urban League This Saturday, July 31st, we remember and celebrate Whitney Moore Young, Jr., on the centennial...

Stimulus Aid to...

“The Harlem Youth Action Project was a city-funded attempt to keep some of the smarter kids off the street … the next time I...

Black Business Leaders...

by Marc Morial, TO BE EQUAL In the long arc of the nation’s history of racially-motivated voter suppression, 2021 will stand as a clear and...

Trump Must Be...

“The insurgents believed they were doing the duty of their president. They were following his orders. And so they publicized it openly, loudly, proudly...

OP-ED: Black...

TO BE EQUAL by Marc Morial, President and CEONational Urban League “You know what, they don't have enough voter suppression tactics to stop this movement.” -- Keith...

Trump Turns His...

Marc H. Morial , President and CEONational Urban League   “Today’s failure to deliver badly needed fiscal assistance to cities of all shapes and sizes is going...
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