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FILM REVIEW: ‘Fast Color’ – Water Is Rationed Like It Is Gold

Fast Colorcrosses too many genres to be good in any specific one and that wreaks havoc on an audience’s attention. There are wondrous sci-fi elements: the skies produce…

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Selfish Versus Selfless. Know the Difference

There a lot of things in our Christian belief system that require a leap of faith, including faith itself. The whole notion of blessings is like that. I think I’m beginning to understand blessings…

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Dr. Michael Eric Dyson’s “Conversation Peace,” His First Tour of HBCUs

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson this week kicked-off “Conversation Peace,” his first-ever tour of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States.

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Let’s Get Real With College Athletes About Their Chances of Going Pro

When the NFL draft takes place, it will represent a professional dream come true for the 224 college football players who get picked.

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The Case for African American Reparations, Explained

For the first time, most major Democratic presidential contenders are talking about whether the U.S. government should consider paying reparations to the descendants of African Americans…

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ECSU Named One of Top ‘Voter Friendly Campuses’ in Nation

Elizabeth City State University designated one of the nation’s “Voter Friendly Campuses,” through the national student affairs professionals organization, NASPA.

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Faith is Not Religion – Never Was, Never Has Been

Jesus died to save us from us. Hence, God’s grace gives us insight that in Christ, salvation is still ours if we only give all things up to the indisputable mercy of God…

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Black Millennial Political Convention Scheduled in Washington

“The Black Millennial Political Convention is the only place where Black millennial voices and concerns are a priority,” said Lea Webb, the convention’s co-chair…

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Lorraine Toussaint: Veteran Actress Talks ‘The Village’ and Brooklyn

You know, there’s a point in your career where you take whatever you can get. And then early on in my career, I realized, oh, I don’t want to do that.

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

Dr. Barber Says Student Civic Engagement Is Essential – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II Part XIII

With the 2020 elections just around the corner, harnessing the power of the black student vote is critical, observers say, in determining the future of this nation.

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Automatic Voter Registration Laws Transform How People Register to Vote

In the past five years, 15 states have adopted automatic voter registration (AVR). These registration increases are found in big and small states…

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SGAs/BSUs Nationwide Encouraged  To adopt “Civic Engagement” Campaigns – GDN Exclusive Vol II, Part XII

“A Call to Colors,” the Greater Diversity News’ (GDN) student civic engagement campaign promoting voter registration, education and mobilization, is set to spread nationwide…

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Alpha Advocacy in Action Alert: Voter Engagement Strategies

The 2020 elections are fast approaching and pose a critical impact on the future of our communities. This is all about the Urgency of NOW and Alpha Advocacy In Action!

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Congress Traveling the Country to Hear Evidence of Voting Rights Violations

Some of the violations that have been reported include closed polling places, new limitations on voter registration and removal of names from voter lists.

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WSSU SGA President Leads Campus Civic EngagementA – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II, Part IX

The strength behind SGA Pres. Gibson’s leadership – empowering students at WSSU to have a voice, and have that voice heard.

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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

Oil and Natural Gas Industry is Ripe with High Paying Opportunities for Minorities

We expect that in this workforce of future, African Americans and Latinos will supply almost 40 percent…

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Meet the ‘Doctor’ Who Helps Black Entrepreneurs Go Viral

Dante Lee is not a medical doctor, but he is known and well-respected as a Revenue Doctor™. That’s because he is a marketing genius…

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Offshore Exploration Promises Jobs, Affordable Energy

Communities don’t have to be located in energy-producing regions to benefit from the U.S. energy revolution. But it helps. That’s why coastal states have so much to gain…

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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

Life-Long Educator Authors Book on Leadership

By Dr. Jennifer Wimbish
First African American president of Cedar Valley College (CVC), of the Dallas County Community College District, in her recently released book “Leadership Wisdom For All Generations”…

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“On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope”

By DeRay McKesson
From the internationally recognized civil rights activist/organizer and host of the podcast Pod Save the People, a meditation on resistance, justice, and freedom

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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

From one of America’s most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country.
By Kamala Harris

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