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Marc H. Morial, National Urban League President and CEO and Andrea Custis, Urban League of Philadelphia President and CEO, today issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s incident at Starbuck’s:

“We are encouraged by the ongoing public dialogue surrounding the incident of apparent racial profiling by a Starbucks employee and the police officers who responded. We commend CEO Kevin Johnson for meeting with the men involved, and Mayor Jim Kenney for his quick and thoughtful response.

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.  


 Grass Roots Neighborhood Organization Benefits From Entrepreneurship Assistance at the Jacksonville Urban League

After many years of walking door-to-door in an attempt to organize and inform residents of the environmental issues...

Houston, TX, November 17, 2017, - Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) Entrepreneurship Center client, Deidre Mathis, Founder & CEO of Wanderlust Houston, has been awarded one of three $10,000 prizes in the City of Houston...

On December 1st, the Houston Area Urban League Entrepreneurship Center, in partnership with United States Small Business Administration, presented a Small Business Lender/Borrower Matchmaking Event where representatives from banks...