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Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law, making discrimination illegal. The National Urban League was one of the key organizations on hand when the president signed the bill into law. NY1’s Cheryl Wills visits its national headquarters in Manhattan with a look back.

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Imagine working 40 hours a week, but still worrying about putting food on the table - or having to choose between paying your housing bill or your heating bill. Imagine working 40 hours a week and barely making enough to live, let alone save or plan for the future. Read more...
National Urban League Statement on Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Read more...
Marc H. Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League and former mayor of New Orleans (1994-2002), issued the following statement regarding the sentencing of Ray Nagin: Read more...

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