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National Urban League president and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s first State of the Union address: 

 

“While encouraged by the President’s polished words and reconciliatory tone, successfully delivering a speech is not the same as effectively governing a country.  Over the past year, we have heard a lot from President Trump, but have seen very little action consistent with the unity and progress he spoke of during last night’s State of the Union address.  

The National Urban League and One Solution announce No Ceilings on Success, a national campaign to hold states accountable to their plans for achieving educational equity under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

URBAN LEAGUE’S MORIAL: TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION REMARKS “APPALLING”

NEW YORK (January 11, 2018) — National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial tonight issued the following statements in response to President Trump’s comments on immigration:

“President Trump’s crude statement regarding immigration from Haiti and African nations is appalling for its lack of compassion, and stunning for its ignorance about  the contributions of Haitian and African immigrants. 

 

 

 

 

National Urban League Calls Final Passage of Majority Tax Bill A Broken Promise

WASHINGTON, DC (December 20, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, issued the following statement on the final passage of the House and Senate tax bill in both chambers today:  

 

 

 

 

National Urban League Statement on FCC Repealing Net Neutrality Protections

WASHINGTON, DC (December 14, 2017) – Today, National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) reversal of net neutrality rules: 

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