National Urban League President Marc Morial Urges Louisianans to Vote "Yes" to Change Discriminatory Jury Law NEW ORLEANS – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and Judy Reese Morse, President and CEO of the Urban League of Louisiana today denounce Louisiana’s unjust and discriminatory jury law and urge Louisianans to vote yes on the upcoming ballot question to bring the state in line with most of the rest of the country. “The law was a blatantly racist attempt to deny Black citizens a voice in the justice system and 120 years later it is no less discriminatory,” Morial said....

Urban League Leaders Morial & Bush Call For Healing in the Wake of Deadly Hate Crimes National Urban League President Marc H. Morial and Esther L. Bush, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, condemned this morning's mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue and said recent violence points to a desperate need for a national movement of unity and healing. "Our hearts are with the Tree of Life community in Pittsburgh, the police officers who were shot in the line of duty, and all those who have been targeted in this spate of bigotry and violence," Bush said.   Source:...

Urban League Leaders: "On Hold" Voters In Georgia Should Go To The Polls With Photo I.D. National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and Nancy Flake Johnson, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, urge all Georgia voters to head to the polls, regardless of "on hold" status due to Georgia's discriminatory "exact match" policy. Early voting has begun. Source: National Urban League...