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Loretta Lynch for U.S. Attorney General!
1/29/2015
Opening reMarcs

This week, Senate confirmation hearings were held for President Obama’s nomination of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to serve as America’s next U.S. Attorney General, and the National Urban......read more

#SOTU: Making America Work
1/21/2015
Opening reMarcs

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama gave his 2015 State of the Union address and declared, “The shadow of crisis has passed, and the State of the Union is strong.” I recently wrote about......read more

Celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy with Service
1/14/2015
Opening reMarcs

With a central part of his legacy – the Voting Rights Act – currently in the forefront of American dialogue via the release and success of the Ava DuVernay-directed Selma, millions of......read more

Hate Has No Place – Here or Anywhere
1/9/2015
Opening reMarcs

Earlier this week, our collective consciousness was again shocked by two despicable incidents spanning international borders – the bombing of an NAACP office in Colorado Springs on Tuesday and......read more

#Justice4All: More than a Hashtag, It's About Action
12/17/2014
Opening reMarcs

On behalf of the National Urban League, I strongly condemn the recent killing of two New York City Police Department officers. The brutal shooting of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn......read more


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