National Urban League
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 11:10am

Mastercard's Tim Murphy Installed as Chair of National Urban League Board of Trustees

NEW YORK (November 14, 2019) – The National Urban League announced today that Mastercard General Counsel Tim Murphy has been formally installed as the 22nd chairman of its Board of Trustees.

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National Urban League
Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 10:01am

National Urban League Honors John Conyers’ Legacy

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to the passing of longtime Congressman John Conyers of Michigan:

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National Urban League
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 11:57am

Civil Rights Groups Press Zuckerberg To Curb Influence Campaigns That Weaponize Racial Experience

NEW YORK –  The National Urban League has joined a coalition of  civil rights, public interest, labor, faith, and technology organizations to urge Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to consider the “protection of civil rights as a fundamental obligation as serious as any other goal of the company.”

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National Urban League
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 9:29am

National Urban League Grieves the Loss of Elijah Cummings

National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial issued the following statement regarding the passing of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings:

“The passing of Chairman Cummings is a devastating loss to the civil rights community and to the nation.

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National Urban League
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 12:21pm

Civil Rights Groups Sign Groundbreaking Diversity Agreement with T-Mobile US

NEW YORK (October 15, 2019) – A coalition of civil rights groups today announced an agreement with T-Mobile US to expand on its existing nationally-recognized diversity initiatives in a wide range of areas following the closing of its planned acquisition of Sprint to become the New T-Mobile.

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National Urban League
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 2:40pm

Senate Report Confirms National Urban League Findings of Black Voter Suppression by Russia

NEW YORK (October 10, 2019) -- A Senate Intelligence Committee report on Russian election interference, published this week, confirmed the findings of the National Urban League’s 2019 State of Black America® report: Russian trolls targeted African-Americans more than any other group to dissuade them from voting.

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National Urban League
Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 3:26pm

National Urban League Conference Will Attract Thousands of Attendees, Millions In Economic Impact to Houston

HOUSTON, TEXAS (October 7, 2019) -- The 2020 National Urban League Conference, returning to Houston after 21 years, will attract thousands of the nation’s most forward-thinking community and business leaders for four days of world-class speakers, informative workshops, dynamic entertainment and networking events,...

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National Urban League
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 2:40pm

National Urban League Leads Civil Rights Community in Laying Out Key Principles for Comprehensive Housing Finance Reform

NEW YORK (September 5, 2019) – The National Urban League has vowed to oppose any reform of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae that does not preserve and strengthen access to stable, affordable, and equitable homeownership opportunities for all American families...

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National Urban League
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 10:50am

Walmart & Kroger’s Response To Gun Violence Highlights Senate Leadership’s Shame

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement regarding the ongoing epidemic of gun violence:

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National Urban League
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 9:29am

National Urban League: Panteleo Firing “A Small Measure Of Justice” For Eric Garner’s Family

NEW YORK (August 19, 2019) -- The long-overdue firing of the NYPD officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner is a small measure of justice in a case riddled with unfairness, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial said today.

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