BALTIMORE (April 30, 2015) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial joined the Rev. Al Sharpton, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and  and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, led a summit on improving relations between Baltimore police and the community following the death of Freddie Gray.

J. Howard Henderson, President and CEO of the Baltimore Urban League, attended the summit and has been working with other community leaders.

“The cause of justice for Freddie Gray will not benefit from division and distraction,” Morial said. 

NEW YORK (April 28, 2015) --  As Baltimore and other cities grapple with civil unrest prompted by police violence against unarmed young men of color, the National Urban League today re-issued its recommendations for police reform and accountability.

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NEW YORK (April 23, 2015) --
Calling Loretta Lynch “the most qualified person ever to hold the post,” the President and CEO of the National Urban League said he is confident the U.S. Attorney General can lead the Justice Department during a troubling era of civil rights unrest.

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