NEW YORK (June 28, 2012) -- Today's Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act represents life-altering access to health care for millions of Americans, particularly African-Americans who have been twice as likely as whites to lack health insurance, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial said today.

Tyson Foods and the National Urban League Partner to Fight Hunger in Mississippi

Pilot Program Targets State with the Highest Rate of Food Insecurity

JACKSON, Miss. June 21, 2012 - Tyson Foods announced today a partnership with the National Urban League to establish a grassroots, community-based hunger awareness and relief program that will provide resources to Mississippi citizens impacted by food insecurity.

National Urban League Policy Institute Applauds Proposal to Simplify Mortgage Disclosures

Misleading and Inaccurate Information Helped Fuel Current Mortgage Crisis


Washington, DC (June 20, 2012) -- The National Urban League Policy Institute today praised the effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to simplify mortgage disclosures by combining the information required by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).

WASHINGTON, DC  (June 1, 2012) – Recent attempts to keep voters of color in Florida from fully exercising their constitutional right to vote suffered twin blows yesterday.    National Urban League ( President and CEO Marc Morial hailed these victories as important steps in the larger war on voter rights.

Welcome to the National Urban League’s Occupy the Vote Election Center. Here you will find information on voter registration, voting rights, and the latest news on the 2012 presidential and congressional elections. As Congress wrestles over measures to create jobs and grow the economy, a multi-state effort is underway to exclude the Americans most affected from the political process. The decisions of the nation's elected officials are a crucial element in the nation's economic recovery.