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Thurgood Marshall College Fund and The Coca-Cola Foundation Donate $50,000 to Fayetteville State University for Scholarships

The organization has awarded more than $300 million in such assistance to its students and member-schools.

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Statement from Black Lives Matter Global Network on Government Shutdown

The #TrumpShutDown does not merely demonstrate that our system is broken. Since we all know that Republicans control the presidency, Senate, and House

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What the Government Shutdown Means for American Health Care

While the law mandates that the essential personnel who protect life and property must remain at work, these government workers will not receive pay during the shutdown.

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Black Woman Has Created First Ever Ride-Sharing App For People With Disabilities

Ja’Nese Jean, a known international opera singer, is more than just a beautiful, fascinating voice. Jean, also a tech entrepreneur …

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To Close the Digital Divide, It Must First Be Identified

Despite the potential for broadband to modernize the economy in rural America, access and availability continue to lag. The President’s recent executive order affirmed …

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Black-Owned Nursing Academy Offers Nursing Assistant Classes

Nurse T is highly regarded by many as a dependable leader whose efficiency and diligence has led to building successful team morale. She spends her leisure time traveling, mentoring and educating …

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Voter Engagement

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Impeachment: It’s political, Treason and Bribery Are Straightforward

But what exactly constitutes a “High Crime” or “Misdemeanor” has always been open to interpretation. Although not the formal reason, scholars argue …

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Thanks to the North Carolina Case, Gerrymandering’s Day of Reckoning Has Come

For the first time, a federal panel of judges ruled that a state’s map of its congressional districts was unconstitutional.

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Blacks and Politics: Either Get Engaged or Get Left Behind

Okay, everyone, if you are reading this, welcome to 2018. You made it, and with that being said, I feel that this is the perfect opportunity for us to be honest about an important truth.

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Economic Equity

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Anthology: Women Write the World — Essays on Equality, Justice, and Freedom

Women of color have long been silenced even while social movements have flourished. “All the Women in My Family Sing” amplifies the voices of women …

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Stop Using Nine Million Children as a Bargaining CHIP to Undermine the ACA

Steps taken by the Trump administration have increased the number of uninsured Americans by more than 3 million since last January.

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Reportedly, Hundreds of Amazon.com Employees Are on Food Stamps

The emergence of Amazon as an employer of so many who need assistance raises a question: Why is this giant, successful company offering such limited pay?

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Books of Knowledge

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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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The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

By Kenneth Janken – In February 1971, racial tension surrounding school desegregation in Wilmington, North Carolina, culminated in four days of violence and skirmishes.

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