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Time to Vote: No Citizen Should Have to Wait More Than 30 Minutes

Time to Vote: No Citizen Should Have to Wait More Than 30 Minutes

“No citizen should have to wait more than 30 minutes to vote,” declared a 2014 federal report on how to

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US Navy Cheats Black-Owned Business Owner Out of $100 Million Contract

US Navy Cheats Black-Owned Business Owner Out of $100 Million Contract

CommsolGlobal, a Black-owned business founded by Victor Ogunniyi, successfully bid on a five-year small business set aside contract with the

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Star-Studded Lineup Planned for First Black Press Virtual Convention

Star-Studded Lineup Planned for First Black Press Virtual Convention

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancelation and rescheduling of many events. For the first time in the 80-year history

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Legendary Singer Deniece Williams Join Other Big Stars at NNPA Virtual Conference

Legendary Singer Deniece Williams Join Other Big Stars at NNPA Virtual Conference

Iconic four-time Grammy Award winner and 12-time nominee, Deniece Williams, will sit for a live interview with BlackPressUSA at 5

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Virtual Event: Be a Poll Worker in 2020 – The Facts about Absentee Voting in NC

Virtual Event: Be a Poll Worker in 2020 – The Facts about Absentee Voting in NC

Thank you again for joining us virtually for the NC Divine Nine Legislative Day in May. We were thrilled to

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COVID-19 in Our Communities: Let’s Not Put Our Health at Risk

COVID-19 in Our Communities: Let’s Not Put Our Health at Risk

  Washington, D.C., city attorney George Valentine was Black, brilliant, and fit. But after contracting COVID-19, he became so weak,

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Big Mac Racism at McDonald’s – The Shocking Accusations

Big Mac Racism at McDonald’s – The Shocking Accusations

For more than 50 years, the McDonald’s Corporation took pride in branding itself as a socially conscious corporation particularly interested

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Alert but Not Alarmed: What to Make of New H1N1 Swine Flu With ‘Pandemic Potential’ Found in China

Alert but Not Alarmed: What to Make of New H1N1 Swine Flu With ‘Pandemic Potential’ Found in China

Researchers have found a new strain of flu virus with “pandemic potential” in China that can jump from pigs to humans, triggering

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Black Churches Have Lagged in Moving Online During the Pandemic – Reaching Across Generational Lines

Black Churches Have Lagged in Moving Online During the Pandemic – Reaching Across Generational Lines

From online campaigns for justice to popular TikTok challenges, Black young adults are at the forefront of social media trends. But when it

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Six Eyewitnesses Misidentified a Murderer – Here’s What Went Wrong in the Lineup

Six Eyewitnesses Misidentified a Murderer – Here’s What Went Wrong in the Lineup

On the strength of six eyewitnesses’ lineup identifications, Lydell Grant was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for the murder of

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Why Some Americans Seem More ‘American’ Than Others

Why Some Americans Seem More ‘American’ Than Others

  In the United States and many other countries, nationality is defined by a set of legal parameters. It may involve birthplace,

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

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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Civic Engagement
Educate, Organize, Mobilize.
Alpha Kappa Alphas Celebrate 30 Years of Service Sigma Tau Omega Chapter – GDN Exclusive

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

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 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

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 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

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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Voter Education, Registration & Mobilization Resources

Voter Education, Registration & Mobilization Resources

NC Voting Resources Confirm your voter registration: https://vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup/ Online Voter Registration/ Adjust Current Registration: https://www.www.ncdot.gov/dmv/offices-services/online/Pages/voter-registration-application.aspx Requesting a NC Absentee Ballot

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Federal Lawsuit Filed Challenging Kentucky Requirements Putting Black Voters in Harm’s Way During Pandemic

Federal Lawsuit Filed Challenging Kentucky Requirements Putting Black Voters in Harm’s Way During Pandemic

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Kentucky and Covington

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Economic Agenda Purposed by the HUB Inclusion Coalition and NC NAACP – GDN Exclusive

Economic Agenda Purposed by the HUB Inclusion Coalition and NC NAACP – GDN Exclusive

The NC HUB Coalition and the NAACP economic development committee are convening a series of virtual conferences to address issues

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Economic Equity
Expanding Equal Access
The American Economic System Works Just Fine for White People

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

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

“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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Books of Knowledge
Education for the Masses.
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome : America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing

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

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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Racism And Distrust In The Country’s Medical System Among African Americans

Racism And Distrust In The Country’s Medical System Among African Americans

By Chris Jones

It’s no secret that the nation has seen a disproportionate loss of life among black Americans. That was the case in May 1968…

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