National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Comcast NBCUniversal that it will indefinitely extend its Internet Essentials program:
Today, President Obama announced the appointment of Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, to a key Administration post: Member, President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.
In this capacity, Morial will serve an important role in advising the President and the Secretary of the Treasury on how to promote the financial capability of young people in our country, work toward our future financial stability and increase upward economic mobility. He joins a distinguished list of other appointees announced today as well.... Read more
We were encouraged to hear President Obama articulate a vision – and practical proposals – that speak to the hopes and aspirations of all Americans, particularly those who have yet to achieve their American dream.
National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the Voting Rights Amendment Act 2014 by Representatives James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), John Conyers (D-MI), Bobby Scott (D-VA), John Lewis (D-GA), and Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT):
Charlotte Schuster Price died peacefully at the age of 101 on December 22, 2013 at Sunrise Senior Living in Columbia, Maryland. She was the mother of Hugh B. Price, who served as President and CEO of the National Urban League from 1994 until 2003. Mrs. Price attended every NUL annual conference during Hugh’s tenure. A former activist in Washington, DC, and political science major at Howard University, she delighted in attending the keynote and plenary sessions, workshops, speakers’ lunches, gala dinners and concerts.