Living Wage Is Key for Rebuilding Baltimore’s Economy

The Baltimore City Council is considering a new law to guarantee that the city’s major retailers, such as Wal-Mart and 7-Eleven, pay employees decent,...

The Great American Racial Abyss

The summer of 2010 will not only be remembered for record-beating heat but also record-baiting racism. It’s ironic that 18 months into the historic...

NUL Crosses The Century Marker

This year, the National Urban League is celebrating 100 years of existence. It's also celebrating a century of service. Ruth Standish Baldwin and Dr....

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave Redux

I love music and football. And in many ways my love of both comes from the same place – high school band. Years ago, when...