NEW YORK (September 13, 2012)  – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial has received the 2012 Mickey Leland Humanitarian Achievement Award, presented by the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications.

NEW YORK (October 16, 2012) – Now that the state Supreme Court has affirmed Justice Bernette Johnson’s right to take her place as Chief Justice, the court can move forward in a spirit of cooperation and unity, National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial said today.

NEW YORK (October 15, 2012) -- The nation has lost a powerful voice for civil rights with the death of former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial said today.

The National Urban League today issued the following statement urging the Supreme Court to reaffirm its support for diversity of educational opportunity as it hears oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.

NEW YORK (October 2, 2012) -- Today's Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruling to delay implementation of the state's discriminatory voter ID law is a lesson to those who seek to change the rules of the game for their own political ends,  National Urban League President Marc H. Morial.