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Foreign Interference in American Democracy Specifically Targeted African Americans, Bolstering Domestic Efforts to Suppress The Black Vote

May 6, 2019 -- Even as civil rights groups challenge racially-motivated voter suppression in the courts and state legislatures, an even more insidious enemy of democracy targets African Americans online, exploiting their trust and spreading disinformation, according to the 2019 State of Black America®.

March 15, 2019 -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement in response to the  to the racist terrorist attack at two New Zealand mosques:

On February 27, the Managers Affinity Group at the National Urban League headquarters in New York City, hosted a special Black History Month program to engage and empower high school students from the region.

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DeAndre M. enrolled in Urban League of Greater Louisiana’s Urban Reentry Jobs Program at the age of 41 while incarcerated at Elayn Hunt Correctional Facility. He was released from prison after serving 17 years for robbery. This arrest and...

Trevon R. enrolled in the Urban Re-Entry Jobs Program at the Urban League of Louisiana at the age of 30, while incarcerated at Elayn Hunt Correctional Facility. He was serving a one and half year sentence for simple burglary. At the age of...

Malik D. enrolled in the Urban Re-Entry Jobs Program at the Urban League of Louisiana while incarcerated at Plaquemines Parish Correctional Facility at the age of 29. He completed an eight-year sentence for manslaughter in which, he reports, was...

Robin and Simone are in their early 40s and married with 3 children. They were clients of the Urban League of Palm Beach County for over 5 years before becoming new homeowners. Credit issues and lack savings were their key obstacles at first; but...

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