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...
marc morial

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...
marc morial

“Skinny Budget:”  Federal Budget Proposal Abandons American Citizens In Favor Of Defense Contractors

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” – Mahatma Ghandi Some people look at a...
marc morial

Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Has Not Met the Civil Rights Standard to Earn Our...

  “Overall, we conclude that there is an inadequate record to determine if Judge Gorsuch has a commitment to protecting and safeguarding civil rights and,...
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American Health Care Act: Un-American, Un-Healthy, and Un-Caring

“All the progress that we’ve made in controlling costs and improving how health care is delivered, progress that’s helped hold growth in the price...

Viola Davis: A Historic Talent Earns a Historic Distinction

“In my mind I see a line, and over that line, I see green fields and lovely flowers and beautiful white women with their...