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President Obama to Focus on Income Gap, Education in State of the Union Address

President Obama reportedly will focus on income inequality in his upcoming State of the Union address. He is expected to renew his call for an increase in the minimum wage as well as for an extension of federal unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed.

The president has stepped up his messaging on income inequality and economic mobility in recent months, and gave a major address in which he called income disparity “the defining challenge of our time.”


New Courses Designed to Remove Employment Barriers for Black Men

The New Orleans Advocate: New Courses Designed to Remove Employment Barriers for Black Men

New training courses designed to remove barriers to employment for black men

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Economic Empowerment and Income Inequality

The University of New England (UNE) commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s historic 1964 visit to St. Francis College, which is now UNE's Biddeford Campus, with a semester-long series of speakers, events and community service in 2014 with the theme “The Struggle Continues.” One of the featured events/speaker:

"Economic Empowerment and Income Inequality: New Civil Rights Imperative"

Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League
Wednesday, January 22, 2014


Charlotte Schuster Price, Mother of Former NUL CEO, Dies

Latraviette Smith

Charlotte Schuster Price, Mother of Former NUL CEO Hugh Price, Dies at 101

Charlotte Schuster Price died peacefully at the age of 101 on December 22, 2013 at Sunrise Senior Living in Columbia, Maryland.  She was the mother of Hugh B. Price, who served as President and CEO of the National Urban League from 1994 until 2003.  Mrs.


Statement on Nelson Mandela

Marc H. Morial

Statement on Nelson Mandela from Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League:

"During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people.  I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.  It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die." -- Nelson Mandela


Wells Fargo Donates $4.1 Million to National Urban League

Electronic Urban Report: Audrey’s Society Whirl: Wells Fargo Donates $4.1 Million to National Urban League

NEW YORK — Over 1,000 festively dressed guests attended the National Urban League’s (NUL) 57thannual Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) awards dinner on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, New York which was presented by Comcast/NBC Universal and emceed by

Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner

Latraviette D. Smith

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Meeting on Retail Profiling

Latraviette Smith

National Urban League Statement re: Meeting on Retail Profiling:

Earlier today, Marc H. Morial - President and CEO of the National Urban League, Rev.

Redeem the Dream: The National Urban League in 2013

Watch highlights from 2013 and the National Urban League’s continuing mission to Empower Communities and Change Lives.  Voiced this year by none other than Hip Hop pioneer, MC Lyte, the video showcases the commemoration of the March On Washington, the Redeem the Dream Summit, the 2013 National Urban League Conference in Philadelphia, the 2013 State of Black America report and webseries, and the 21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom, as we celebrated Marc Morial’s 10th year at the helm of the National Urban League and continued our work in education, health, housing, a




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