According to Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, the start of 2015 saw the most sustained period of job creation this century. Indeed, that seems like good news, except for the fact that Black unemployment remains twice that of White unemployment, and wages are stagnant for those who do have jobs. “Many […]

Each year the National Urban League releases a snapshot on the State of Black America (SOBA). The report benchmarks racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice and civic participation. The events of past the year, including highly-publicized killings of unarmed black men by police and setbacks in voting rights, influenced the […]

The National Urban League has issued a clarion call to America to step up the battle to preserve civil rights at a time when African Americans are witnessing losses in key areas such as education, employment, and in the criminal justice system. In its 2015 State of Black America report, NUL finds that instead of […]