Blacks Still Face Challenges In Economic Equality

WASHINGTON – African-Americans have achieved tremendous gains in education over the past 50 years, but that has yet to translate into major progress toward economic equality, the National Urban League says in its latest State of Black America report. This year’s report, “Redeem the Dream: Jobs Rebuild America,” identifies unemployment as the biggest barrier to […]

MARK MORIAL: NUL Launches $70 Million Jobs Rebuild America Initiative

OPINION – “We urge that a comprehensive jobs program be developed and executed by way of a partnership that includes government, the private sector and the nation’s non-profit community.” November 7 National Urban League letter to President Obama, John Boehner and Nancy PelosiThe December jobs report has confirmed what urban America has known for a […]