Politician and civil leader who served as Mayor New Orleans from 1994 to 2002. He is the son of New Orleans' first African-American mayor, Ernest N. "Dutch" Morial.
He operated a private law practice before turning his focus to politics in 1992.
He serves as President of the National Urban League, a civil rights organization.
His wife, CBS news personality Michelle Miller, gave birth to their son, Mason, in 2002.
He played an instrumental role in relocating Chris Paul and his team, the Hornets, to the city of New Orleans in 2002.