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National Urban League endorses Common Core State Standards

National Urban League endorses Common Core State Standards

Mar. 26 | Part two: Closing the achievement gap               By Marc H. Morial Contributing Writer   Sixty years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling ending segregation in America’s public schools,...

National Urban League endorses common core state standards — Here’s why (part one)

National Urban League endorses common core state standards — Here’s why (part one)

Mar. 13 |             By Marc H. Morial Contributing Writer   “You can’t allow 15,000 school boards to home bake their own little standards subject to their own political pressures and think we are going to have international...

Black History Month: now more than ever

Black History Month: now more than ever

Feb. 19 |             By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history. And there is no higher cause than honoring our struggle and ancestors by remembering.”...

Holder and Duncan reform outdated school discipline policies

Holder and Duncan reform outdated school discipline policies

Jan. 22 |     By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator “A routine school disciplinary infraction should land a student in the principal’s office, not in a police precinct.” — Eric Holder, United States Attorney General   On January 8, U.S....

Washington football team should drop the “R” word

Washington football team should drop the “R” word

Oct. 23 |   Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “At a moment when President Obama and Republican leaders remain deeply divided, this week saw them come to a bipartisan agreement on one thing: It is time for Washington’s NFL team to stop using...

New Fed chair must be a proponent of Main Street

New Fed chair must be a proponent of Main Street

Sep. 25 |               By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “The Federal Reserve Chairman is not only one of the most important economic policymakers in America, he or she is one of the most important policymakers...

March on Washington revisited

March on Washington revisited

Sep. 4 |               By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “Almost 50 years ago, I gave a little blood on that bridge in Selma, Alabama for the right to vote. I am not going to stand by and let the Supreme Court...