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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®.

April 16, 2019 – The National Urban League Washington Bureau is pleased to welcome 30 new members to its Certificate in Advocacy Program.  This immersive program provides classroom training, peer-to-peer learning, as well as Capitol Hill and on-the-ground advocacy experiences to equip lead

April 10, 2019 -- Following a thorough evaluation of states’ plans for addressing inequity in their education systems, the National Urban League, led by former New Orleans Mayor Marc H. Morial, announced that nine states were rated “excellent” and eight states “poor.”


NEW ORLEANS - Yesterday, the Urban League of Louisiana's Women's Business Resource Center (WBRC) received the Region VI Women's Business Center of Excellence Award during the Louisiana Small Business Awards Ceremony at the Governor's Mansion....

Malika M. came to the Urban Youth Empowerment Program at the Fort Wayne Urban League in 2018. Malika was a quiet and shy 15-year-old who was a student with good grades at Concordia Lutheran High School. She went through FWUL’s month-long Career...

Migrating to Jacksonville, Florida from El Salvador, single mother Maria is developing her small business, Amaya Cleaning Services, Inc. to help sustain her family and create employment opportunities for her three young children.




CINCINNATI – Cincinnati-based Sweets and Meats LLC, has earned state recognition as the 2019 U.S. Small...



We will release and discuss our report card on state education plans on April 10. Get ready to watch it all on Facebook Live: @NatUrbanLeague.

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