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Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law, making discrimination illegal. The National Urban League was one of the key organizations on hand when the president signed the bill into law. NY1’s Cheryl Wills visits its national headquarters in Manhattan with a look back.

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The Senate today passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), finally bringing an end to a decade-plus wait for congressional renewal of the nation’s preeminent job training legislation.   Read more...
National Urban League Statement for the Judiciary Committee Hearing Record: The Voting Rights Amendment Act, S.1945: Updating the Voting Rights Act in Response to Shelby v. Holder” Read more...
National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) of a hearing in his committee on the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014. Read more...

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