National Urban League

President-elect Donald Trump seems to have already reversed course on a number of the promises he made on the campaign trail.

For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]

On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured) referenced the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a speech to the National Urban League at the organization’s annual convention in Philadelphia. Speaking indirectly to Texas lawmakers, Holder is turning his attention on the state and asking […]

A big welcome to the National Urban League to Philadelphia for the annual conference, which kicked off today and goes through Saturday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Redeem the Dream.” For more information, go to www.nul.iamempowered.com. Source: National Urban League! Photo Credit: NewsOne

from: rnbphilly.com As election day draws near, the anticipation of whether the black community will show out in record number increases. Back in 2008, black Americans set record numbers as they exercised their right to vote during the historical election. Although the black community as a whole participated during the election, studies show black men vote at […]

Dr. Marc Morial is the President/CEO of the National Urban League, and he’s doing his best to highlight the importance of voting BEFORE the Presidential…