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Documentary Film On Dick Gregory...

By Marc Morial / President and CEO,...

Civil Rights Leaders Urge White...

“The 21st century Jim Crow assault is...

Documentary Film On Dick Gregory Sets The Record Straight On Activist Comedian’s Legacy

By Marc Morial / President and CEO, National Urban League  “I chose to be an agitator. The next time you put your underwear in the washing machine, take the agitator out, and all you’re going to end up with are some dirty, wet drawers.” – Dick Gregory In the four years since we lost comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, his powerful voice has been missed amid the recent broadening and intensifying movement for racial justice and equity. As the nation marked the 56th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act this...

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...

Campaign’s “Deterrence” Strategy...

Marc H. Morial President and CEONational Urban League "Yet the harsh fact is that in many places in this country men and women are kept from...
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