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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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Early Voting

While Election Day still is two weeks away, millions of Americans already have voted. It’s estimated that through early and absentee voting, as many as 40 percent of voters will have cast their ballots before Nov. 6. 

Are you one of them?

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SCOTUS Urged to Reaffirm Support for Diversity in Opportunity

National Urban League Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Reaffirm Its Support for Diversity in Opportunity In Our Nation's Colleges and Universities

The National Urban League today issued the following statement urging the Supreme Court to reaffirm its support for diversity of educational opportunity as it hears oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.
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