WASHINGTON (AP) — Voter suppression and Russian interference are some of the greatest barriers to minority voting in 2020, the National Urban League said Monday. This year’s State of Black America report focuses on voting rights, and National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial is calling attention to voter suppression and social media […]

Little Known Black History Facts

On September 29th, 1910, The Committee on Urban Conditions Among Negroes was formed. It was created in response to the great migration of African-Americans from the South to the North in the wake of the “Plessy V. Ferguson” U.S. Supreme Court decision that legally validated the concept of “separate but equal.” Eventually, the New York-based […]

Marc Morial calls in to promote this years The State Of Black America which premieres this Sunday July 29 on TV One at 8p.m ET. According to Morial this year’s State Of Black America will focus heavily on the digital revolution. The rise of these new companies and new opportunities raises the question, “will we be […]

The Men of Color National Conference meets every year with the purpose of empowering young African-American men to be educated and become leaders in their communities. President and CEO of the National Urban League and former mayor of New Orléans Marc Morial talks with Roland Martin about the importance of this conference and what it means to young Black men. “Part […]

Every parent wants the best for their child, especially when it comes to their education. However, living in places where education is not valued or sometimes not enough resources can make learning difficult. Marc Morial is the President and CEO of the National Urban League and has come up with the No Ceiling On Success The National […]

It’s the beginning of the year and some of your favorite celebrities have birthdays this month. January 1 Morris Chestnut January 2 Cuba Gooding Jr. January 3 Marc Morial January 6 John Singleton January 7  Zora Neal Hurston January 10 Max Roach January 11 Mary J. Blige January 13  Traci Bingham January 15 Martin Luther […]

05/31/17 – Roland Martin talks with Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, about the exclusive 2-hour special the National Urban League Presents: State of Black America Town Hall which airs tonight at 8 P.M. ET on TVOne. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram


The 20-page report entitled ‘Protect Our Progress’ is surely a reference to what many see as the rollback—or anticipated rollback—of progress made under the eight-year Obama administration.

  04/27/17 – Marc Morial is a speaker at the 2017 Men Of Color National Summit at Clemson University. He talks with the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what he thinks is necessary to close the achievement gap for men of color. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

The National Urban League will take a place in Baltimore August 3-6th and more than ever, league President Marc Morial is hopeful for the future despite the racial tension around the country. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about bringing the annual event to Baltimore and if the Presidential candidates will make an appearance. […]

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    Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League, debunks various myths pertaining to black males, in an exclusive interview with the Tom Joyner Morning Show at the 2016 Black Male Summit in Akron, Ohio. He explained, ” I am going to debunk a few myths because lies, when they face the truth, lies […]

  Roland Martin talks to National Urban League ‘s Marc Morial about the lack of education discussed in the 2016 Presidential election and the Equity in Excellence campaign. “We have to raise awareness. Education is a civil right. We’ve have to focus on elevating and advocacy. Why can we spend millions in Iraq, but cannot pay for education,” […]