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EXCLUSIVE Op-Ed: A Message to Black America from Jared Kushner?

One of the proudest moments of my life was standing beside President Donald Trump in the Oval Office to witness

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Support for 2020 “A Call to Colors” Voter Mobilization Forum January 25 – GDN Exclusive Vol. 3 Part 2

  When it comes to voter education, registration, and organization, it will be the forum that beats all forums. Its

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Equality North Carolina Events for Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Sanders to Attend at the Dome

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It’s a time in which we’re asked to reflect on the legacy of

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IN MEMORIAM: Trailblazing Meteorologist Dr. June Bacon-Bercey Remembered

Until recently, many didn’t know the name Dr. June Bacon-Bercey. A pioneer in the field of meteorology, Bacon-Bercey, an African

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‘Dangerously in Love’ Beyoncé and Jay-Z are Hollywood’s Most Powerful Couple

When Beyoncé married Jay-Z in 2008, the skeptics were as loud as the audience at a sold-out Destiny’s Child concert.

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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. Head 2020 Rock Hall of Fame Class

  Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. head an accomplished class who have earned induction into the 2020 Rock and

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Dallas Examiner Publisher Mollie Belt to Receive NNPA Lifetime Achievement Award

A tragedy initially brought Mollie Belt into the world of newspaper publishing. Now, 34 years after the tragic murder of

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Supreme Court DACA Decision Isn’t Just About Dreamers

The fate of 700,000 people facing deportation may hang on a new question facing the U.S. Supreme Court: Is the

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Three Quotes That Defined the First Democratic Debate of 2020

Editor’s note: Six Democrats qualified for the final debate before the Iowa caucus on Feb. 3. We asked three scholars

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

Chief Justice Beasley Knows Civic Engagement Works – GDN Exclusive, Vol. 3 Part 1

It was a year ago next month, on February 12th, 2019, that Governor Roy Cooper made history by appointing NC

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Federal Judge to Block NC Voter ID Law Temporarily as the Lawsuit Continues

  North Carolina voters might not have to show a photo ID in the 2020 elections, due to a ruling

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Republicans Pass Future Act to Help HBCUs, Minority-Serving Institutions

The President put his signature on the Future Act, legislation that for the time includes HBCUs in the federal 5-year

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NCABCO President Endorses Financial Support For Greater Diversity News’ “A Call to Colors”   – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXVIII

Saying that “…collective power incites collective action, the president of the North Carolina Association of Black County Officials [NCABCO] has

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NC Black Alliance Announces Support for “A Call to Colors” – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXVI

Saying that “There is no time better than now, specifically in North Carolina, for like-minded organizations to align our approach

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Divine Nine Organizations Prepare For 2020 Elections – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXVI

It should be no secret that the fraternities and sororities that proudly make up the Divine Nine plan to assist

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FSU Senior has Registered Over 1,100 Voters – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXV

Since she’s been a Bronco at Fayetteville State University (FSU), senior Kristian Carlyle, 21, says she’s registered well over 1,000

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Voting Could Be the Problem With Democracy

Around the globe, citizens of many democracies are worried that their governments are not doing what the people want. When voters

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Voters Often Parrot the Party Line, Even When Polls Suggest Otherwise

Over time, political science has learned which types of questions are informative and which are not, based on models of public opinion.

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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

How Start Investing for the Long-Term – Choose Investment Priorities

Learn about the investment options available to you that make the most sense for your long-term financial success. Investing can

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“Shop Black Week” Campaign to Boost Support For Black-Owned Businesses

Nationwide — As consumers across the U.S. gear up for holiday deals on sales merchandise, this Black Friday, a coalition urges

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Black Entrepreneur Creates First Ever Social Networking App to Bridge Wealth Gap

New Orleans, LA — BEAN Now, the social networking app designed to foster relationships and connect members of the African American community,

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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American

By DaMaris Hill
DaMaris Hill honors their experiences with at times harrowing, at times hopeful responses to her heroes, illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout.

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Boss of the Grips: The Life of James H. Williams and the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal

By Eric K. Washington
A long-overdue biography of the head of Grand Central Terminal’s Red Caps, who flourished in the cultural nexus of Harlem and American railroads.

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She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman

By Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Filled with rare outtakes of commentary, an expansive timeline of Tubman’s life, photos (both new and those in public domain), commissioned illustrations, and sections including “Harriet By the Numbers”

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