Education

President Obama Joins National Urban League in Fight for Early Childhood Education

Marc H. Morial
2/19/2013

To Be Equal #8
February 19, 2013
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What Do You Think About Black History Month?

In 1976, the federal government acknowledged the expansion of Black History Week to Black History Month.

Learning Offers True Emancipation

The Root: Black Leaders on Education: But, the Urban League's chief asks, are we willing to invest in our kids?

Black Leaders on Education: But, the Urban League's chief asks, are we willing to invest in our kids?



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Education Is the 21st-Century Liberator

The Root: Education Is the 21st-Century Liberator

Black Leaders on Education: UNCF's chief notes today's freedom struggle, 150 years after slavery.


By: Michael Lomax
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Greatness Starts Before Grade School

The Root: Greatness Starts Before Grade School

Black Leaders on Education: How the NAACP's president proposes closing the racial gap in education.
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Jobs Rebuild America Campaign

National Urban League launches Jobs Rebuild America campaign.

For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall

New York Times: For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall


GALVESTON, Tex. — Angelica Gonzales marched through high school in Goth armor — black boots, chains and cargo pants — but undermined her pose of alienation with a place on the honor roll. She nicknamed herself after a metal band and vowed to become the first in her family to earn a college degree.
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Urban League's Program Gives Dropouts a Taste of College

Orlando Sentinel: Urban League's Program Gives Dropouts a Taste of College

Cordaro Norwood made it to 12th grade before being expelled. Yolanda Martinez dropped out in the 11th grade. Norwood is 22 and has never held a steady job. Martinez, 21, works as a seasonal, part-time employee at an amusement park. Read more »

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National Urban League, TV One, Intensify Get-Out-The-Vote Education Drive

Teresa Candori
11/5/2012

National Urban League, TV One, Intensify Get-Out-The-Vote Education Drive

Marc Morial To Join TV One Panel for Election Night Coverage


NEW YORK (November 5, 2012) -- The National Urban League (www.nul.org), along with national media partner TV One, has entered the final stretch of the election season with a coordinated and intensified voter education and motivation campaign.
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