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The National Urban League

Making School Reform a True Civil Rights Movement

John Thompson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Education
John Thompson

Temporarily lost in the edu-politics of the mid-term elections is the importance the letter sent to President Barack Obama and congressional leaders b...

State Of Black America Report Reveals Troubling Economic Numbers

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 04.03.2014 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — African-Americans and Latinos are losing economic ground when compared with whites in the areas of employment and income as the Un...

Partnering for Action in African American Communities

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Valerie Jarrett

What was clear in this meeting was that many of the goals the president set forth in his State of the Union address< will become reality because of the strong partnerships that he and his administration have forged with leaders from the civil rights community who work hard every day to advocate equality and opportunity for all.

Why It's Time to Declare War on Unemployment

Marc H. Morial | Posted 11.14.2011 | Black Voices
Marc H. Morial

Just as Lyndon Johnson would declare War on Poverty, just Nixon would declare War on Drugs, just as Bush would declare War on Terrorism, it is time for this country declare War on Unemployment.

Should We Be Paying Kids To Do Well?

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Children -- and adults -- need to know that parents, teachers and others in their lives support and believe that they can succeed and take pleasure in their accomplishments.