Wednesday Dec 4
Sharpton, Other Civil Rights Leaders Launch Fight Against 'Knockout Game'
The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders have launched a social media campaign in an effort to stop the violent "knockout game."
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Gilbert Discusses Detroit and Future of Hudson's Site on MSNBC's Morning Joe
Yesterday the architects who will be outlining the plans for a new building on the old Hudson's site in downtown Detroit were announced.
The Afro American Newspaper
George H. Lambert, Jr to Succeed Maudine R. Cooper at Greater Washington Urban League
The Greater Washington Urban League Board of Directors is proud to announce the selection of George H. Lambert, Jr. as the new President and CEO, effective January 1, 2014.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Congressional Black Caucus Meeting Brings Opportunity
Chairwoman Marcia L. Fudge of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Marc Morial, CEO of the National Urban League, to discuss educational opportunities .
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Women's Wear Daily
Meeting Opens to Discuss Racial Profiling
Retailers, New York City officials and civil rights leaders filed into the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church Friday morning for a retail forum.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
Labor Department Launches Book Initiative
The Department of Labor, marking its 100th anniversary, announced Thursday an initiative to develop a list of books that have helped shape the American workplace and culture.
Green Light: Despite opposition from a local politician,...
Despite opposition from a local politician, a $225 million complex for 125th Street -housing the headquarters of civil rights mega-org National Urban League, a black history museum, and retail shops-is basically a go.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
New York Daily News
Urban League plan for Harlem OK'd
A state board approved a controversial plan to turn a string of small Harlem businesses into a headquarters for a world renowned civil rights organization and a black history museum.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
New York Daily News
Priests want Urban League in Harlem
The National Urban League headquarters and civil rights museum would rise on W. 125th St. Some local leaders object to the plan, but a new clergy group just gave it its blessing.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Urban League's CEO to Congress: Slash Black Employment, Not Budgets
Black unemployment remains stubbornly high, at 13.1 percent in October 2013 , more than double the rate for Whites.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Women's Wear Daily
Major Retailers to Meet in New York Next Friday
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Re: Breaking News for Black America
Following Sybrina Fulton 's powerful and emotional plea Friday to the National Urban League, conservative Black token du jour , Crystal Wright , who has coined the moniker, Conservative Black Chick , took to Twitter and attacked the grieving mother as being opportunistic and dishonest.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
(related link)LINK: Project Veritas undercover video
An organization called Project Veritas has released a series of video clips on YouTube which it says illustrate Affordable Care Act "navigators" at National Urban League offices in the Dallas area suggesting to an undercover "applicant" that he lie when applying for benefits.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
National Review Online
John Fund: The Truth about Navigators
This time, his undercover investigators focused on Obamacare's "navigators," the nearly 50,000 people who, in the words of the Department of Health and Human Services, "will serve as an in-person resource for Americans who want additional assistance in shopping for and enrolling in plans" on the Obamacare exchanges .
Bill O'Reilly: Project Veritas Video Captures Obamacare Navigators Committing Fraud
Bill O'Reilly led off "The Factor" tonight with video from James O'Keefe's Project Veritas showing Obamacare navigators committing fraud.