National Urban League

The Urban League of Central Carolinas has a new President/CEO in Teddy McDaniel. He’s ready to take his experience from Austin, Texas and plant his roots right here in the Queen City. With the 2017 Dr. Charles L. Sifford Legends Golf Tournament And Luncheon coming up on September 25th, Mr. McDaniel wanted to breakdown his […]

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 released the 40th edition of the “State of Black America,” a semiannual publication that has become one of the most highly anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice, and civic participation. The report includes insights from politicians, NGOS, […]

The National Urban League released the 40th edition of the “State of Black America,” a semiannual publication that has become one of the highly-anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice, and civic participation. The report includes insights from politicians, NGOS, and academia, […]

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 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!

Protest Plus Policy equals Progress! Last week I received a huge honor, the National Urban League’s “Living Legend” award. The following week, we celebrated the…

  A lot of folks think about Miami and Key West when it comes to Florida vacations, but there are at least two people who…

  Roland Martin and the CEO of the National Urban League Conference Marc Morial talk about this weekend’s national conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and the focus…

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…