Civic Engagement

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Encouraging Millennials to Vote for the Issues That Unite Them

Election experts from government, academia, and the private and nonprofit sectors will weigh in on important questions, including: What can the social sector do to improve voter turnout in the United States?

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Voter Mobilization for 2018 Midterm Elections – NAACP Announces Key Partnerships

The NAACP announced several key partnerships designed to expand the reach, impact and effectiveness of the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organizations.

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Courts Ordering Consumers Be Arrested at the Bidding of Debt Collection Companies

The ACLU found courts in 26 states in which judges issued arrest warrants for alleged debtors at the request of private debt collectors.

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Trump ‘Blatantly Backs Gerrymandering’ in Call for GOP to Fight New Pennsylvania Maps

It’s not surprising that the most unethical president in American history would support partisan gerrymandering that erodes everyday people’s choice, voice, and vote.

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‘Cowardly’: With Students Present, Florida GOP Votes Down Motion to Consider Assault Rifle Ban

Most people would probably be ashamed to basically kill a gun control bill with teenage survivors in the room with them,” wrote GQ‘s Luke Darby. “But shame isn’t enough of an incentive …

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At White House Lie-In, Teens Call on Congress to ‘Protect Kids, Not Guns’

“We’re tired of hearing thoughts and prayers from Congress,” concluded one mother in an interview with the New York Daily News. “We want action from Congress.”

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Economic Equity

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Income and Wealth Inequality: 4 Economists Ponder What’s Ahead in 2018

The top 10 percent of Americans owned nearly three-fourths of overall wealth, and the bottom 40 percent had virtually no wealth …

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5 Factors That Fuel Income Inequality

Insidious structural and psychological factors that contribute to social and income inequality, often in spite of people’s best intentions.

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NAACP Calls for Greater Advocacy Against Gun Policies and Lobby

The NAACP issued the following statement today regarding the school shooting mass murder tragedy in Florida.

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How to Teach Your Children Social and Emotional Development

New teaching methods for better emotional development: professionals with advanced degrees are not necessarily equipped to help children with homework.

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Excellent Education, Let’s Take Back the Fight for Education Equality

All children deserve to get the tools they need to make their dreams come true. But high school dropouts typically don’t have them.

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Higher Health Risks for Low Income Black and Hispanic Graduates

African-Americans and Hispanic Americans seem resilient psychologically, it doesn’t mean that low-income stress dose not have health risks.

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Latest Headlines

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Here’s How Witnessing Violence Harms Children’s Mental Health

Parents are often the first to recognize their children are struggling with mental health and behavioral issues. And they could be the best providers of mental health first aid

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Why Security Measures Won’t Stop School Shootings

Some security measures seem sensible, overall there is little empirical evidence that such security measures decrease the likelihood of school shootings. Surveillance cameras were powerless …

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10 Ways Parents, Communities and Schools Can Prevent School Shootings

I study the kind of aggressive childhood behavior that often predates school shootings. That research suggests what communities and families can start doing today to better protect children.

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Include “Us” – African American Women Move to End Workplace Discrimination

Some African American women may have been spared from the carnage of sexual harassment in the workplace, but many are being brutally assaulted by workforce discrimination …

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2018 Black CEO Conference “Winning Moves to Succeed in Business and Life”

Orrin Hudson, an international chess champion, teaches young people how to succeed at life by making the right moves at the 2018 Black CEO Conference.

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Solomon’s Shield Helps African Americans Facebook Live Police Officers Encounters

Solomon’s Shield is the brainchild of an African American Attorney and his partner to record police officers encounters . We understand the facts says Attorney Jarman III …

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Books of Knowledge

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Sing, Unburied, Sing – An Intimate Portrait of a Family and an Epic Tale of Hope

Sing, Unburied, Sing journeys through Mississippi’s past and present, examining the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power of family bonds.

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The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press

By Professor Gerald Horne – For nearly fifty years, the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (ANP) fought racism at home and grew into an international news organization abroad. At its head stood founder Claude Barnett …

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John Hope Bryant – The Memo: Five Rules for Your Economic Liberation

By John Hope Bryant – Rising up from economically disadvantaged circumstances, Bryant teaches readers five rules that lay the foundation for achieving financial freedom.

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