Thursday, August 24, 2017
Authors Posts by Marc Morial

Marc Morial

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Marc H. Morial is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban League, the nation's largest civil rights organization. With a distinguished professional career that has spanned 25 years, Morial has performed the roles of entrepreneur, lawyer, professor, legislator, mayor, and President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors with excellence, and is one of the most accomplished servant-leaders in the nation.

Morial: The State of Black Men – Part One

“As of 2004, more black men were denied the right to vote because of a criminal record than in 1870, when the Fifteenth Amendment...

‘Prism’ and the Right to Privacy

No American ever wants to feel forced to make a choice between the right to privacy granted by the Fourth Amendment of the U.S....

Integrated Inequality: A Tale of Two Americas, Part 1

“Our nation is moving towards two societies, one black, one white - separate and unequal.” 1967 Kerner Commission In 1963, more than a quarter-million people...

The State of Equality and Justice in America: Masters of Our...

"It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared." - Whitney...

Black Leaders Announce Proposals on Jobs, Guns and Voting Rights

“In Unity There is Strength” - Aesop’s Fable Last Friday, at the end of the first week of President Obama’s second term, I joined a coalition...

From the State House to the White House Sensible Gun Reform...

“No one hunts with an assault rifle. No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer and too many innocent people have died already....

President Obama Stands on the Shoulders of 50 Years of History

President Obama was sworn-in 50 years after one of the most horrific events of the civil rights era, the 1963...

National Urban League Launches $70 Million Jobs Rebuild America Initiative

“We urge that a comprehensive jobs program be developed and executed by way of a partnership that includes government, the private sector and the...

NRA, Gun Control and Gun Violence: Time to Turn Tears Into...

“These neighborhoods are our neighborhoods and these children are our children. We’re going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent...

To Be Equal Occupy the Vote – No Bullies at the...

“Eligible Americans have a civic duty to vote, and government at the federal, state, and local level has a responsibility to protect voters from...