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The Skinny on Why Poor Sleep May Increase Heart Risk in Women

Newswise — NEW YORK, NY — Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and consume a lower-quality diet, according to

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DCCC Employs Innovative Game Plan to Increase New Democratic Majority

Campaign Arm of House Dems Expanding Access to Ballot thru Legal Victories    With several Democratic presidential hopefuls bowing out

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Trump Administration Cuts Food Stamps for at Least 700,000 Americans

The Trump Administration has finalized implementation of new work requirement rules that would cut food stamp benefits for 700,000 Americans.

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Howard University Receives Record Donation for STEM Scholarships

Howard University has received the largest donation in the university’s history. Howard has received a $10 million gift from the

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Aircraft Carrier Named After Doris Miller

The U.S. Navy is set to name a new aircraft carrier after World War II hero Doris Miller. Miller was

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National Geographic Explorer Gets Smithsonian Exhibit for Black Devils Discovery

As we enter the second half of Black History Month, a new angle for you: You might know African-American soldiers

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Voter ID Restrictions Imposed Since 2010 Compiled by the ACLU

Texas After the 2016 election, Texas passed a law that requires voters to present a government-issued ID card.  Alternatively, in

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The Truth About Valentine’s Day — Why Some People Choose Not To Celebrate It

Every year on February 14th, millions of people around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day. It is usually celebrated in the

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Program Allows Inmates to Earn College Degrees While Behind Bars

Hudson Link, a New York-based non-profit organization, has a program for inmates that allows them to earn college degrees even

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

GOP-Connected Group Created Fake Erica Smith Ads

A Republican connected super political action committee (PAC) out of Washington, D.C. called “Faith and Power,” is spending over $1.6

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UNC System Association of Student Government Senior VP Supports “A Call to Colors” – GDN Exclusive Vol. 3 Part IV

Raekwon Davis, 22, is the Senior Vice President of the UNC System Association of Student Government (UNCASG). One of the

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2020 Voter Mobilization Forum: “Educate, Organize and Mobilize” – GDN Exclusive Vol. 3 Part III

Watch the January 25, 2020 Voter Mobilization Forum click here: The message was clear.  Starting with the March 3rd primaries

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VIDEO for 2020 “A Call to Colors” Voter Mobilization Forum

Video Matrix The Pitt County HBCU Coalition, the Pitt County Chapter of the Shaw University National Alumni Association and the

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The National Council of Negro Women Supports and Sponsors “A Call to Colors” January 25th Voter Mobilization Forum a GDN Special

Watch the live Voter Mobilization Forum event on January 25, 2020 at In the Spring of 2019, Dr. Johnnetta

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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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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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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.

This Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement

Author Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II with Jonahtan Wilson-Hartgrove
At a time when divide-and-conquer politics are exacerbating racial strife and economic inequality, Rev. Barber offers an impassioned, historically grounded argument …

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“Seeds of Slavery” by Joseph F. Baiden Shares Chilling Tale of West African Slave Trade

By Joseph F. Baiden
A West African native has written a new book that details the early years of the slave trade in Gold Coast, Africa. The historical novel, which begins in the 1600s, is based on true events, lending to its authenticity.

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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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