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What Have We Signed Up For: President Trump’s Condolence Call

The loved ones Sgt. Johnson leaves behind are my constituents. I’ll save the bully pulpit for the necessary task of uncovering the circumstances surrounding the ambush …

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We Have Been Here Before: Did the FBI Just Declare War on Black People?

We’ve walked down this path before. We can start with Marcus Garvey, who dared to dream of Black independence and paid a horrible price for it. Fast forward to the Nation of Islam, the Black Panther Party …

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Out of the Shadows: Overt Racism Flourishes in the American South

Focusing on pervasive forms of racism that exist in local politics, businesses and schools. Forty-two percent of Americans said that they worry a “great deal” about race relations in the United States…

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Are Many Hate Crimes Really Examples of Domestic Terrorism?

It is more than reasonable to suspect that extremist individuals engage in such activities because they sense that their views are enjoying growing social legitimacy and acceptance, which is emboldening them to act on their bigotry.

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Puerto Ricans Suffer Apocalyptic Nightmare After Hurricanes

They’re letting us die here, but everyone in Puerto Rico is doing everything they can to save themselves. They’ve helping each other, saving each other. Anyone not doing all they can to raise hell is complicit.

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We Need a Values Revolution in America: Reclaiming Moral Values and Critiquing the Values Voters Summit

Stop calling these leaders White Christians or evangelicals. Why should we listen when they p-r-a-y in public and p-r-e-y on the people? These attacks on healthcare will become devastating.

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Books of Knowledge

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

White Rage

Author Carol Anderson
From the Civil War to our combustible present, acclaimed historian Carol Anderson reframes our continuing conversation about race, chronicling the powerful forces opposed to black progress in America.

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The Warmth of Other Suns

Author Isabel Wilkerson
In many ways The Warmth of Other Suns seeks to tell a new story—about the Great Migration of southern blacks to the north—and to set the record straight about the true significance of that migration. This book combines a sweeping historical perspective with vivid intimate portraits.

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Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism

Arthur James W. Loewen
In this groundbreaking work, bestselling sociologist James W. Loewen, author of the national bestseller Lies My Teacher Told Me, brings to light decades of hidden racial exclusion in America.

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Greater Education

Scholarship, News and Events

HBCU Tech Summit Inspires African-American Millennials to Pursue Entrepreneurship and High-Tech

The HBCU Tech Summit is assembling a work group, committed to a year round approach to supporting empowering and enabling HBCU students.

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States Ignore Social Competency for Students in ESSA Plans

According to a recent report by Education Week, states have largely ignored a critical mandate of the Every Student Succeeds Act that calls for schools to measure the social and emotional competencies of their students.

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United Negro College Fund/ Michael Jackson Scholarship

The Michael Jackson scholarship provides financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a UNCF college/university during the current academic year. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship will provide an award up to $5,000 …

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North Carolina News

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Strategies to Help Millennials Build an Endless Source of Self-Funding and Capital

Whether struggling with more bills than pay, working to maintain/develop a good credit score, thriving with more income than ever, or considering plans for retirement, The Human Equity Line of Credit™ can be applied on any income.

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Billions Spent on Low Income College Students — But Half of Them Don’t Even Graduate!

Research showed that one reason may be that low-income students receiving Pell grants tend to choose colleges that have lower graduation rates to begin with. Another reason may be that the data is not complete and, therefore, does not depict an entirely accurate picture.

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Woman Entrepreneur Makes History After Raising $1 Million For Her Legal Tech Startup

Entrepreneurs in general are challenged with finding capital to start or expand their businesses. But it is substantially more difficult for Black women entrepreneurs who receive only 0.2 percent of overall venture capital dollars.

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