To Be Equal

To Be Equal is a syndicated weekly column by National Urban League President Marc H. Morial, which is distributed to more than 400 newspapers and websites nationwide. Each week's topic focuses on issues affecting both African American's and the nation as a whole. Started in 1963 by CEO Whitney M. Young, Jr., as "The Voice of Black America," the column was immediately picked up by major newspapers and radio stations across the country. Today, the To Be Equal column continues to present a unique insight on national and international issues.

Datesort ascending Column Title
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 TBE#8 - Nothing Stands In The Way Of Gun Reform But Lack of Courage and Political Will. The Teens of Parkland Have Both
Friday, February 16, 2018 TBE #7 - Black Panther is the Superhero – and Heroines – We Deserve
Friday, February 2, 2018 TBE #6 - Urban Leaguers Are Ready to Fight for a Fair and Accurate 2020 Census
Friday, January 26, 2018 TBE#4 - Will Congress Keep Its Promise to the Dreamers?
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 TBE#3 - Haiti Slur: Reprehensible, but not Surprising
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 TBE#2 - Passing the Baton: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Anti-Poverty Crusade  Experiences a 21st Century Revival
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 TBE#1 - 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of a Momentous Year in Civil Rights
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Urban League Movement Reflects on a Year of Empowering Americans through Jobs, Education, Financial Literacy and Health Care
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 TBE #93 - ‘Tis the Season to Remain Woke
Thursday, December 14, 2017 TBE #92 - National Urban League Mourns the Loss of Trailblazing Journalist Simeon Booker
Thursday, December 7, 2017 TBE #91 - President's Claim To Be Above the Law is "An Affront to the Very Principle on Which Our System is Built"
Thursday, November 30, 2017 TBE #90 - Honor World AIDS Day by Fighting to Preserve Access to Health Care
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 TBE#89 - “NO SUCCESS WITHOUT A SUCCESSOR:” URBAN LEAGUE 25
Thursday, November 16, 2017 TBE #88 - History of Thanksgiving in the U.S. Is a Quest for Unity
Friday, November 3, 2017 On the 100th Anniversary of Fannie Lou Hamer’s Birth, Find Inspiration to Fight for Voting Rights
Thursday, October 26, 2017 TBE#85 - The Digital Revolution Will be Powered by Black Millennials  
Friday, October 20, 2017 TBE#84 - NFL Must "Provide a Better Platform" on Racism and Criminal Justice Reform
Friday, October 13, 2017 TBE#83 - Randall Woodfin: A Son of Birmingham Becomes its Mayor
Thursday, October 5, 2017 TBE#82 - Fake Math Fuels Trump’s Lopsided, Lousy Tax Reform