Additional Information on the National Urban League

Additional Information on the National Urban League


* In its scorecard evaluation of former U.S. President Barack Obama, NUL gives the Obama administration “an overall rating of ‘Excellent’.”

* NUL claims that a key contributor to the educational and economic achievement gap between blacks and whites in the U.S. is the fact that “more than one-third of African American households do not have access to broadband [Internet] service.”

* Regarding the issue of “Energy Equity,” NUL is committed to “working with its diverse partners on climate change and environmental justice issues.”

* NUL has received funding from numerous major philanthropies, including such notables as the American Express Foundation; the Annie E. Casey Foundation; the AT&T Foundation; the Carnegie Corporation of New York; the Fannie Mae Foundation; the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; the Joyce FoundationPew Charitable Trusts; the Sara Lee Foundation; the Verizon Foundation; the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; and the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.

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