marc morial

The Right Side of Charlottesville

“We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human...
marc morial

Affirmative Action: Dissecting Rhetoric From Reality

“You do not wipe away the scars of centuries by saying: Now you are free to go where you want, and do as you...
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Ferguson Empowerment Center a Tribute to Movement for Social Change that Followed Michael Brown’s...

“Ferguson was used by some of America’s enemies and critics to deflect attention from their shortcomings overseas; to undermine our efforts to promote justice...
William Barber

Civil Rights Icon Rev. Barber Charts New Course Down Beaten Paths

“This is America’s opportunity to help bridge the gulf between the haves and the have-nots. The question is whether America will do it. There...
global warming

 Why the Paris Accord is Important for Black America

"We are not faced with two separate crises, one environmental and the other social, but rather one complex crisis which is both social and...
Jay Z

Jay-Z’s Father’s Day Gesture Brings Focus to Prisons, Poverty and the Price of Freedom

“What has been demonstrated here is that usually only one factor determines whether a defendant stays in jail before he comes to trial. That...
global warming

Why the Paris Accord is Important for Black America

"We are not faced with two separate crises, one environmental and the other social, but rather one complex crisis which is both social and...

Back to the Future: Civil Rights, Wade Henderson, and the Next Generation

" final victory is an accumulation of many short-term encounters. To lightly dismiss a success because it does not usher in a complete order...
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In a Victory for Voting Rights, Texas ID Law Struck Down a Fifth Time

“No right is more precious in a free country than that of having a voice in the election of those who make the laws...
Roger Wilkins

National Urban League Mourns the Loss of Civil Rights Champion Roger Wilkins

  “We have no hope of solving our problems without harnessing the diversity, the energy, and the creativity of all our people.” – Roger Wilkins For...