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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.

Sadiqa N. Reynolds, Esq., CEO of the Louisville Urban League gave the following remarks to  bipartisan group of legislators at the Capitol on Wednesday, August 16th:


As a referral from Wells Fargo Bank, one of the Jacksonville Urban League’s business partners, Janice Murphy, Owner of Women On A Mission Inc., a non-profit organization which provides HIV and AIDS education and supportive services to the...

Morning Star Freewill Baptist Church was organized in the early 1900’s in Jacksonville’s Eastside neighborhood on Buckman Street, north of East 21st Street. The original building was destroyed by fire, and was relocated to its present site at...

Mortgage Payment Cut by a Third- Thanks to the Urban League in Seattle!

Thanks to the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, the Johnson family was able to save their family home and pay $510.73 less per month.


Houston Resident Buys 1st Home with Urban League’s Help

Thanks to the Urban League’s youth and adult programs, Michael P. was able to purchase his first home in the community in which he grew up.

Michael P III’s...