PRESS RELEASES

March 24, 2015 (NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of low-income families in 36 cities served by Urban League affiliates will receive digital literacy training and access to affordable Internet service and through Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, program, according to National Urban League President and Chief Executive Officer Marc H. Morial

March 19, 2015 (New York, NY) Today, the National Urban League releases its 39th edition of the State of Black America® – “Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs + Justice,” which underscores the urgency of each of these areas in America’s quest for full equality.

(February 23, 2015) Statement from Marc H. Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League, re: the Discrimination Lawsuit filed by National Association of African-American Owned Media & Entertainment Studios Network:

Written Testimony and Recommendation of the National Urban League and Its CEO, Marc Morial, to the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing

The recommendations of the National Urban League correspond to the “10 Point Justice Plan” publicly released in December 2014.

1.       WIDESPREAD USE OF BODY CAMERAS AND DASHBOARD CAMERAS

“Having previously met Representative Steve Scalise through our mutual connection of Louisiana politics, in light of revelations about his 2002 address to the European-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO) – founded by ex-Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke – I believed it was critical to initiate a dialogue with the congressman to further determine whether any of EURO’s or Duke’s bigotry was indeed shared by our nation’s new House Majority Whip.
 

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