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The National Urban League Releases Its State of Black America Report

Yesterday the National Urban League released the 41st edition of its State of Black America…

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National Urban League President Marc Morial Congratulates the First Black Federal Reserve Appointee

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial commends Raphael Bostic for being selected as the first African American president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial congratulated Raphael Bostic for being selected…

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black middle class

Against All Odds Looks at the Fragility of the Black Middle Class

‘Working hard has never been enough for black Americans to flourish’ –Bob Herbert

She says whites “were rewarded with property appreciation and a sense of stability,” but blacks…

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homeownership

Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion to Increase African American Homeownership

The bank's goal is to create around 250,000 new homeowners in the next ten years

Wells Fargo has announced a $60 billion lending commitment to create at least 250,000 new…

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The U.S. Senate Has a Diversity Problem in Its Staff

Congress has failed to move the needle, when it comes to ethnic diversity and inclusion

As policy decisions affecting all Americans are debated in the halls of Congress, you will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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loan fund

This New Fund Was Created To Help Black Entrepreneurs

Morgan Stanley joins the National Urban League and others to provide capital

A small business lending program has been launched to help African American and minority businesses…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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potential

Coach Students to Unlock Their Potential

Inside Track reports gains in persistence and graduation

Most students go through a period of uncertainty, Jarrat says. The coaching helps to normalize…

By Robin White Goode

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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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Shirley Chisholm

Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of Shirley Chisholm

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

This article is labeled for permission to be reused from the National Urban League.
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Airbnb Honors National Voting Rights Act

Lodging service makes strides in diversity intitives and civic engagement

If you logged into Airbnb last Saturday, you may have seen this image:
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By Samara Lynn

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National Urban League

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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schools

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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2016

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…

By Robin White Goode

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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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Marc Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League

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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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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