Op-Ed

To Be Equal: Foreign Influence and the Integrity of America’s Democracy

By Marc H. Morial (President and CEO/National Urban League) “Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence (I conjure you to believe me, fellow-citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake, since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of Read More

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Op-Ed

Pope Wants End to Economic Inequality

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice.  Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural.  It is manmade and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.  Read More

Op-Ed

To Be Equal: The Push for Digital Equality

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist The question of equality was a catalyst for the creation of this great Republic. The need for new ideas and approaches led our forefathers to be innovative. One hundred and fifty years ago, President Lincoln employed such thinking in Read More

Op-Ed

To Be Equal: Supreme Court Weakens Worker Rights

By Marc Morial NNPA Columnist “The Court’s disregard for the realities of the workplace means that many victims of workplace harassment will have no effective remedy.”  –        Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court While the headlines have been dominated by the much-anticipated Read More

Op-Ed

To Be Equal: The State of Black Men – Part 1

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “As of 2004, more black men were denied the right to vote because of a criminal record than in 1870, when the Fifteenth Amendment was ratified, giving blacks the right to vote.” Joshua Dubois, former director of President Obama’s Office Read More