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Short film, A Legacy of Change, profiles his story

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Friends, colleagues, protégés and mentors of Marc H. Morial gathered in his hometown Thursday night to celebrate his 25 years of public service with a tribute and examination of the impact of his work on the city of New Orleans, the state of Louisiana and the nation.

In honor of the milestone, Morial announced the establishment “Urban League 25” an annual recognition of 25 young leaders in business, public service, the arts and civic life. The first honorees will be announced next year. 

Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis: Ever Moving Forward For nearly 100 years, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has been empowering African-Americans and others throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, social equality and civil rights.

Joint Statement on Kellogg Foundation TRHT Summit



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March 6

WEBINAR: Amplify Our Voices: Building African American Community Radio

African-American community radio has historically played an important role in supporting civil rights

February 12

Let’s Move Forward! Join the National Urban League for our State of the Union Twitter Watch Party on Tuesday, February 12, 2013.


January 25

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The Urban League of Northwest Indiana honored 13 high school graduates Friday at the annual scholarship presentation at the Diamond Center adjacent to the U.S. Steel Yard.
Not only were they treated to a free night of RailCats...

At the onset of the Civil Rights Movement in the early 1950’s, our country was graced with the birth of Mr. Gerald Williams on Christmas Eve, in 1950.  At that time he was the only child of his parents, whom were not unfamiliar with hard work, as...