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National Urban League: Save Our Cities

Here is what happened at this year's National Urban League Conference

During the first week of August, political, business, and community leaders met in Baltimore for…

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Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of Shirley Chisholm

How Shirley Chisholm's legacy has paved the way for women and minorities in politics

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Airbnb Honors National Voting Rights Act

Lodging service makes strides in diversity intitives and civic engagement

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Toyota Supports Community Empowerment at the 2016 National Urban League Conference

Automaker Celebrates 25-Years of Partnership with the National Urban League

All roads will lead to Baltimore tomorrow for the 2016 National Urban League’s Annual Conference…

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Every Student Succeeds When Schools are Funded Fairly

How funding inequities lead to schools that are separate and unequal

Maya tries to concentrate on her lesson in a sweltering, overcrowded Title I classroom, with…

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Class of 2016 – Beating the Odds

From the desk of National Urban League President Marc H. Morial

As long as large numbers of students of color remain ill-prepared to succeed in and…

By Robin White Goode

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National Higher Education Summit Explores Role of Data, Innovation

Panels discuss strategies that help students stay the course

The National Higher Education Summit hosted by the National Urban League and USA Funds held…

By Robin White Goode

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What it Takes to Graduate From College

Students need emotional support and academic preparation

Discussing college completion and attainment at the National Higher Education Summit, panelists explored what’s working…

By Robin White Goode

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National Higher Education Summit Spotlights Student Equity and Opportunity

National Urban League and USA Funds host college completion conference

The National Higher Education Summit hosted by the National Urban League and USA Funds, which…

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Buy off campus. Nearly all school supplies sold in on-campus book stores are more expensive than in stores located in town. “If possible, especially when you are making bulk purchases, make the trip off campus to buy school supplies,” recommends Jesse Ryan, managing director at Accounting Principals. “Sometimes local vendors even sell campus spirit wear for nearly half the price,” he adds.

HBCU Grads Have Higher Sense of Well-Being Than Black Non-HBCU Grads

What can other schools learn from their approach?

A recent Gallup poll shows that HBCU grads experience higher levels of well-being–including engagement at…

By Robin White Goode

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NUL National Higher Education Summit to Focus on Equity, Affordability

200 leaders will gather to talk higher education and completion

By every measure, the nation’s higher education system is failing the nation’s poor and minorities,…

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National Urban League Education Summit Discusses Learning and Success

Leaders in government, education, and business talk college, career, and success for students of color

A gathering of minds at the National Higher Education Summit – Building an Equity &…

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Project Ready: A Pipeline to Post-Secondary Success

Equipping our children for the future

Project Ready, a college preparation program developed by the National Urban League, supports underserved college-bound…

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On-Campus Smoothie Truck Business on Track for $1 Million

Keon Davis shares four pieces of advice to aspiring entrepreneurs

How one entrepreneur is cashing in on the tastebuds of college students, with an innovative…

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Bipartisan Rewrite of ‘No Child Left Behind’ Passes Senate

But civil rights groups say the bill is ‘not acceptable’

The Senate passes a bipartisan rewrite of No Child Left Behind, but whether President Obama…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Lives Matter in School, Too

Public schools must do a better job of preparing our youth

Sacramento, California, Mayor Kevin Johnson asserts that black lives matter in school, and that public…

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Marc Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League

Making Certain Every Child Achieves

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act must be robust to ensure the educational rights of all children

Marc Morial of the National Urban League presses for a robust reauthorized ESEA bill to…

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State of Black America Report: Minorities See Boost in Equality, But Gap Still Exists

National Urban League tackles critical issues on jobs, education and justice

National Urban League says “the state of Black America is in crisis,” and the report…

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[EXCLUSIVE] John Rogers & Charles Tribbett Talk the Value of Black Corporate Directors

How efforts set stage for development of more innovative, competitive companies

John Rogers and Charles Tribbett share how black board participation helps drive the advancement of…

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Larenz Tate Honored in LA by Urban League Young Professionals

Actor is acknowledged for his work with black males involved within the probation system

LA Urban League Young Professionals honors the actor for his work with black males…

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