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September 29: The civil rights organization, the National Urban League, was founded in New York City, 1901
September 29, 2021
September 29: The civil rights organization, the National Urban League, was founded in New York City, 1901 ... read more »
National Urban League Launches Comprehensive Plan to Address Racial Digital Inequities
April 1, 2021
The National Urban League today announced a comprehensive strategy for leveraging the tools of the information economy to create a more equitable and inclusive society. ... read more »
National Urban League and the Black Coalition Against COVID-19 Team Up with HBCU Medical Professionals
December 3, 2020
As the nation prepares for yet another wave of COVID-19 pandemic, lawmakers continue to discuss the possible vaccine and methods of dispersion. However, with the majority of cases still within the Black and Brown communities, the National Urban League set up a press call with Black medical experts to discuss what this will look like for the population. ... read more / view gallery »
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National Urban League to Biden and Harris: Prioritize Pandemic Control and Economic Stimulus that Directs Jobs to Struggling Communities
November 19, 2020
In a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial urged them to place top priority on comprehensive economic relief for Americans devastated by the coronavirus epidemic.  ... read more »
National Urban League, BET and Key Impact Partners Declare September 18 National Black Voter Day
July 30, 2020
As part of the organization’s #ReclaimYourVote campaign, the National Urban League, in partnership with BET and other key civil rights organizations, has designated September 18, 2020, the first-ever National Black Voter Day. ... read more »
Ray B. Shackelford Elected as 10th National President of National Urban League Young Professionals
September 12, 2019
“Just like I didn't get here on my own, moving forward the same will be true,” said Shackelford. “In the coming months my team and I look forward to meeting with the members across the country and hearing their ideas of how we can work together to advance the movement. It will take all of us to create the impact that we want to see, and our communities desperately need.” ... read more »
National Urban League Focusing on Minority Voting for 2020
May 6, 2019
Courtesy photo WASHINGTON (AP) — Voter suppression and Russian interference are some of the greatest barriers to minority voting in 2020, the National Urban League said Monday. ... read more »
Toyota Establishes the John W. Mack Scholarship Fund Through the National Urban League
August 23, 2018
Automaker Celebrates Its 27-Year Partnership at NUL Annual Conference ... read more »
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TV One Special ‘National Urban League Presents: State of Black America Town Hall’  
May 25, 2017
Town hall sparks national conversation on racial and economic justice, premieres May 31 at 8 p.m. ET  ... read more »
National Urban League Mourns the Loss of Civil Rights Champion Roger Wilkins
April 12, 2017
For Roger Wood Wilkins, the Civil Rights Movement was the family business. When Wilkins was born in 1932 in segregated Kansas City, Missouri, his uncle Roy Wilkins already was a well-known journalist and activist serving as assistant NAACP secretary, and later would serve as executive director. ... read more »
Anthem, National Urban League, City of Hope, Pfizer create Take Action for Health to address health issues facing African-Americans
August 12, 2016
A recent study by the National Urban League Policy Institute found that health disparities cost the U.S. economy $82.2 billion in 2009, $60 billion in health care spending and $22.2 billion in lost productivity. Left alone, costs associated with chronic health conditions facing certain ethnic groups are expected to soar to $363 billion in 2050 as the U.S. population grows increasingly diverse. ... read more »
10-Point Justice Plan: National Urban League Police Reform and Accountability Recommendations
December 11, 2014
“The phenomenon we have seen in America since the announcement of the non-indictments of officers in the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner is new to a generation, ... read more »
Neurosurgeon Keith L. Black Honored by National Urban League
July 29, 2011
COMMUNITY CORNER ComptonOn July 19, Tuesday, Compton Mayor Eric Perrodin and city council members met to discuss a budget that would avoid a government shutdown. Unfortunately the result is a $1.2 million in concessions and an 80 employee lay off effective Aug. ... read more »
National Urban League Visits Beijing, China on Historic Trip
February 1, 2010
  National Urban League Visits Beijing, China on Historic Trip  to Improve Chinese-African American Relations   Delegation of 46 includes NUL President Marc H. Morial, ... read more »
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