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President-elect Donald Trump seems to have already reversed course on a number of the promises he made on the campaign trail.

For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]

The National Urban League will take a place in Baltimore August 3-6th and more than ever, league President Marc Morial is hopeful for the future despite the racial tension around the country. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about bringing the annual event to Baltimore and if the Presidential candidates will make an appearance. […]

Speaker Paul Ryan met with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the RNC headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, signifying what many believe is an attempt to unify the party behind the polarizing presidential candidate. According to Ryan, the meeting was a “positive step,” but there is still a wide gap between the two on issues ranging from immigration […]

  Roland Martin talks to National Urban League ‘s Marc Morial about the lack of education discussed in the 2016 Presidential election and the Equity in Excellence…

  Roland Martin talks to National Urban League’s Marc Morial about the lack of diversity at this year’s Oscars and the calling of a meeting with film studios to…

Wednesday Aug. 26 at 11 am ET/10 am CT watch the National Urban League's town hall on the city's schools 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. NewsOne.com will livestream the discussion. Don't miss it!

What must we do to prepare our children for the job marketplace? David C. Banks of The Eagle Academy Foundation believes it all starts through activating…

Black church attendance is suffering a generation gap. According to Pew Research Center, nearly one-in-five African-Americans under age 30 are unaffiliated with a religion, compared with just 7…

What will it take to address the gap between Black and White fourth graders in America who can read at their grade level? Dr. Valerie Rawlston…