CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 21, 2016) –  As the nation faces the first Presidential election without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act, the nation’s top racial justice advocacy groups today launched a bus tour to encourage voting among people of color, students and other vulnerable citizens.

Ronald Marlow Named Vice President

NEW YORK (October 17, 2016) -- Ronald Marlow, former Massachusetts Undersecretary for Workforce Development, has been named Vice President for Workforce Development at the National Urban League.

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial issued the following statement on the passing of Reginald K. Brack Jr.:

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial has issued the following statement on the death of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson:

"We at the National Urban League are shocked and saddened by the untimely death of Brooklyn's first African-American District Attorney, Ken Thompson.

The San Diego Urban League is deeply saddened by the tragic death of a young black man who was shot and killed by an El Cajon Police Officer. We are concerned greatly to find that the victim’s sister is quoted as saying that she called the police for help.  We are alarmed at the number of black males who recently have been shot by the law enforcement and have greater concern knowing that this tragedy can happen in our local community.