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Dr. Anthony Fauci Discusses the Impact and Severity of COVID-19 Disparities in African Americans

During a 30-minute interview with BlackPressUSA that was streamed live over Facebook, YouTube, and www.BlackPressUSA.com, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the

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NNPA Salutes the Memory and Legacy of Publisher Imogene McDaniel Harris

Washington, DC, August 1, 2020: The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) expresses sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Imogene

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Seizing the Moment While Black Lives Do Matter – Op-ed from “Just Saying…”

My 30-something-year-old son has been active in the protests in San Diego, California triggered by the George Floyd murder. He

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Posthumous Editorial by John Lewis: Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation

  Mr. Lewis, the civil rights leader who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death, to

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N.C. Needs Poll Workers! Students at Least 17 Years Old Can Serve & Get the Stipend

Please contact your local Board of Election to determine if your county has such an initiative. Did you know that

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Minority Contractors Seeking a Fair Shake in Guilford County’s Public Projects

GREENSBORO — Local contractor Derek Miller’s G.I.A. Painting Co. has been in business for more than 25 years. Miller has worked

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Poor, Minority Students at Dilapidated Schools Face Added Risks

Classrooms, gyms and cafeterias at schools across the U.S. have remained empty for months now. And despite some districts beginning to

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Groups Sue Ohio Over Unconstitutional Signature-Matching for Mail-In Ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Ohio, and Lawyers’ Committee filed a federal lawsuit today challenging

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With 150,000 Dead and Polls in Free Fall, Trump Seeks a Culture War

With less than 100 days left until Election Day, President Donald Trump has increased his references to uncertainty around the

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Motorsports in America: Do Black Lives Matter? Diversity Initiatives Happening Now

Washington, DC — On July 4th, the motorsports world was exploding with action in Austria with Formula One, and the

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Is the Postal Service Slowing Mail Delivery?

Already frustrated with late, delayed or lost mail? Residents who depend on the U.S. Postal Service can expect even more

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Coronavirus Diets: What’s Behind the Urge to Eat Like Little Kids?

Have you noticed grabbing an extra bag of chips at the supermarket? Or eating more frozen dinners than you used

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

Voter Resurgence 2020: Absentee Voting – Start Your Voting Efforts Today!

You can start your 2020 voting efforts today! If you want to vote with maximum social distancing, Absentee Voting (AV)

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Pandemic Can Not Stop NCCU CEAC Voter Efforts – A GDN Exclusive

On Saturday, August 8th, the National HBCU Alumni Foundation’s 6th Annual Leaders Conference Civic Engagement and Advocacy Committee (CEAC) Summit

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Teachey, NC Mayor Supports ACTC – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXVII

On November 5, 2019, history was made in the small, southwest Duplin County town of Teachey – population 431, size

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Alpha Kappa Alphas Celebrate 30 Years of Service Sigma Tau Omega Chapter – GDN Exclusive

It has been thirty years this month since the Sigma Tau Omega (STO) Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

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Yvonne Lewis Holley Vies to Make history as First Black NC Lieutenant Governor

A GDN Election 2020 Special When the smoke cleared after the March 3rd primaries two months ago, suddenly, the prospect

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The Future of Law Enforcement in North Carolina

The Future of Law Enforcement in North Carolina The recent protests demanding change in our current law enforcement policies to

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Courts and Chief Justices Around the Country Echo Chief Justice Beasley’s Call

I wanted to make sure you saw this article from the Wall Street Journal that was published over the weekend.

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Join GDN Via Zoom – For a Statewide Judicial Candidate Virtual Event

Join Us Via Zoom from the convenience and safety of your home. Tuesday, June 23 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm The

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NHCDP Town Hall With All Five Court Of Appeals Candidates

Court of Appeals Town Hall —  June 1st When: Monday, June 1st, 7 p.m. Where: Zoom Town Hall for all five Democratic

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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

NNPA Teams with Magic Johnson to Fund Over $100 Million in PPP Loans for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

  Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced today that he

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The American Economic System Works Just Fine for White People

For the past four hundred years, and most recently after the brutal killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks,

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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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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

The Game is Not a Game: The Power, Protest and Politics of American Sports

By Scoop Jackson
Liberating and provocative, with sharp wit and generous humor, Jackson’s essays explore the role that sports plays in American society and the hypocritical standards…

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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome : America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing

By Dr. DeGruy
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome helps to lay the necessary foundation to ensure the well-being and sustained health of future generations and provides a rare glimpse into the evolution of society’s beliefs

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American Policing: A Culture of Violence in Minority Communities

Former LAPD detective and leading national expert Timothy T. Williams, Jr. dives deep into police procedure, use of force, and

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