To Be Equal

To Be Equal is a syndicated weekly column by National Urban League President Marc H. Morial, which is distributed to more than 400 newspapers and websites nationwide. Each week's topic focuses on issues affecting both African American's and the nation as a whole. Started in 1963 by CEO Whitney M. Young, Jr., as "The Voice of Black America," the column was immediately picked up by major newspapers and radio stations across the country. Today, the To Be Equal column continues to present a unique insight on national and international issues.

Datesort ascending Column Title
Friday, May 6, 2016 TBE#17 - STATE OF BLACK AMERICA 2016 – “LOCKED OUT: EDUCATION, JOBS AND JUSTICE”
Thursday, May 5, 2016 TBE#17 - State of Black America 2016 – "Locked Out: Education, Jobs and Justice"
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 TBE#16 - Nothing Compares 2 U
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 TBE#15 - The Fight for $15: Lifting Communities from Poverty by Raising the Minimum Wage
Thursday, April 14, 2016 TBE#14 - Defending Democracy in the Fight Against Voter Suppression
Thursday, April 7, 2016 TBE#13 - The Fair Housing Act, 48 Years Later
Thursday, March 31, 2016 TBE#12 - Rejecting the Freedom to Discriminate
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 TBE#11 - Obama Cares: Celebrating Six Years of the Affordable Care Act
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 TBE#10 - Women’s History Month: Contributions and Past and Present
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 TBE#10 - The Business of Incarceration: Severing the Prison to Profits Pipeline
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 TBE#9 - The Color of Money: Reaping the Dividends of Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 TBE#8 - The Mighty 9 Push a 21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 TBE#7 - Ending a Lifetime Sentence: Maryland Restores Voting Rights to Ex-Offenders
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 TBE#6 - MAURICE WHITE: AMERICAN MUSIC'S SHINING STAR IS DIMMED
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 TBE#5 - Tackling the Academy’s Diversity Deficit With the NFL’s Playbook
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 TBE#4 - BLACK HISTORY MONTH SERVES NOT ONLY TO EDUCATE, BUT TO INSPIRE
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 TBE#3 - Tuning Out: Why I will not Watch the Oscars
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 TBE#2 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and The Gospel of Action
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 TBE#1 - Natalie Cole: Still Unforgettable
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 TBE#50 - What Will 2016 Bring for Economic and Political Opportunity and Social Justice?

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