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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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What You Need to Know About Reconstruction 150 Years After the 15th Amendment’s Ratification

With the latest voter suppression efforts restricting access to the ballot box for voters of color and the

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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,

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Author of Books About Race and Diversity Launches Online Humanity Chats

Author of Books About Race and Diversity Launches Online Humanity Chats

Ghanaian-American author Marjy Marj (Marjorie Boafo Appiah), who wrote The Shimmigrant and Same Elephants, has launched Humanity Chats – conversations

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Online Discussion: International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health

Online Discussion: International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health

The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health brings together the work of researchers and practitioners from

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Ben Crump Heralded as Black America’s Attorney General

Ben Crump Heralded as Black America’s Attorney General

Momentous events can occur in an instant, but more often they emerge after a long build-up.

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Ziggy Marley Will Receive the Black Press 2020 Global Icon Award at NNPA Virtual Convention

Ziggy Marley Will Receive the Black Press 2020 Global Icon Award at NNPA Virtual Convention

Reggae legend Ziggy Marley will receive the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) 2020 Global Icon Achievement

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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,

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Donny Williams Unanimously Appointed Chief of the Wilmington Police Department

Donny Williams Unanimously Appointed Chief of the Wilmington Police Department

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, a native of Wilmington became Chief of Police after more than

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Where People Are Deferring Rent Payments the Most

Where People Are Deferring Rent Payments the Most

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for millions of Americans, especially those who are out of

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Greenleaf: OWN Network Hit is the Number One Cable Telecast for Women

Greenleaf: OWN Network Hit is the Number One Cable Telecast for Women

The fifth and final season premiere of OWN’s hit megachurch drama “Greenleaf” (6/23/20) delivered 1.9 million

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Rashard Brooks and the Tale of Two Police Officers and Officer Discretion

Rashard Brooks and the Tale of Two Police Officers and Officer Discretion

In the wake of almost a month of national protests, another police shooting gained attention and

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Real Table Talk – Self-Preservation, and Some Care Tips for Your Family

Real Table Talk – Self-Preservation, and Some Care Tips for Your Family

Take a seat, take a breath, and let me walk you through a straightforward and truthful

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$6 Million Awarded in Dislocated Worker Grants in Response to Coronavirus

$6 Million Awarded in Dislocated Worker Grants in Response to Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced the award of three Dislocated Worker Grants

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A Winning Strategy: Protest & Political Action – Message, Means and Methods

A Winning Strategy: Protest & Political Action – Message, Means and Methods

In the wake of global protests following the recent police murder of George Floyd, I am

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A Testing Time – Finding a Moral Perspective to Solve Our Problems

A Testing Time – Finding a Moral Perspective to Solve Our Problems

A few weeks ago, The New York Times ran an article noting that with the US

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Virtual Town Hall: ‘One Nation, Under God, Indivisible…Conversations that Inspire Liberty and Justice for All’

Virtual Town Hall: ‘One Nation, Under God, Indivisible…Conversations that Inspire Liberty and Justice for All’

TODAY – WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 at 6 P.M.ET/3 P.M. PT-  VIRTUAL TOWN HALL ‘One Nation, Under God,

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New NHRMC Medical Tower Opens to General Medical Patients

New NHRMC Medical Tower Opens to General Medical Patients

WILMINGTON, NC – New Hanover Regional Medical Center will begin caring for patients at its new medical

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SPLC Announces $30 Million Investment to Increase Voter Registration

SPLC Announces $30 Million Investment to Increase Voter Registration

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) today announced it is investing up to $30 million from

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Black People Suffer Disproportionately from Dementia Crisis

Black People Suffer Disproportionately from Dementia Crisis

Alzheimer’s disease (the most common type of dementia) is the 6th leading cause of death among

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Nearly 500 Small Businesses File Bankruptcy Since February

Nearly 500 Small Businesses File Bankruptcy Since February

New statistical table and analysis available on the American Banking Institute’s (ABI) SBRA Resources website show that 471

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Sugar Ray Leonard Talks Boxing, Personal Demons, and Greatest Triumphs

The Quintuple Champ, “Sugar” Ray Leonard, has won five world titles in five separate weight divisions,

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Trump Tweets White Power Message, Republican Senator Tim Scott Expresses Dismay

Trump Tweets White Power Message, Republican Senator Tim Scott Expresses Dismay

In yet another social media moment invoking race in America, President Donald Trump retweeted a video

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Make America ‘Great’ for All Americans – First Step Against Systemic Racism

Make America ‘Great’ for All Americans – First Step Against Systemic Racism

The events of recent weeks — beginning with the tragic police murders of George Floyd and

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2020 Virtual HBCU Possibilities Summit – Supporting Students from HBCUs

2020 Virtual HBCU Possibilities Summit – Supporting Students from HBCUs

You solve problems. So do we. See yourself here. This year, through our virtual HBCU Possibilities

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Eight Minutes and 46 Seconds – What’s Necessary to Make Systemic Change

Eight Minutes and 46 Seconds – What’s Necessary to Make Systemic Change

Over the past weeks across the nation, united demonstrations have made the message clear: People have

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Working Together to Build Relationships with Law Enforcement

Working Together to Build Relationships with Law Enforcement

In December, I was honored to be sworn in as Kentucky’s 51st Attorney General, the first

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Counseling Helps in Adapting to a New Norm

Counseling Helps in Adapting to a New Norm

The sudden call to think extremely out of the norm took nearly the entire population of

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America Should Embrace Prison Returnees to Our Communities

America Should Embrace Prison Returnees to Our Communities

I am pleased to work and live in our nation’s capital. Washington, DC is a city

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Joe Biden Virtual Events – ‘Ways We Can Get the Message Out During Pandemic

Joe Biden Virtual Events – ‘Ways We Can Get the Message Out During Pandemic

About this event We’re looking for Team Joe volunteers from across the country to take action

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WPD Terminates Three Officers Heard Using Hate-Filled Language Against African Americans

WPD Terminates Three Officers Heard Using Hate-Filled Language Against African Americans

Wilmington, NC – At 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, the Wilmington Police Department held a

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Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum  New Site Manager Lacey Wilson

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum New Site Manager Lacey Wilson

RALEIGH, N.C. – Lacey Wilson has been named the new site manager at the Charlotte Hawkins

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Black Homicide Victimization by State – Missouri Ranked #1

Black Homicide Victimization by State – Missouri Ranked #1

95 Percent of Black Homicide Victims in Missouri were Killed with Guns Washington, DC — For

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Awards Historic $100,000 Founders’ Centennial Scholarship

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Awards Historic $100,000 Founders’ Centennial Scholarship

Zeta celebrates 100 years with largest single recipient scholarship awarded by a historically Black Greek-lettered sorority

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Man Wrongfully Arrested Because Face Recognition Can’t Tell Black People Apart

Man Wrongfully Arrested Because Face Recognition Can’t Tell Black People Apart

DETROIT — Robert Williams, a Black man and Michigan resident, was wrongfully arrested because of a

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A Blueprint to Be a Catalyst for Change by Promoting Truth, Understanding and Unity

A Blueprint to Be a Catalyst for Change by Promoting Truth, Understanding and Unity

Our country is currently seeking ways to spark new conversations that can lead to changes in

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Trump Administration Withholding $14 Billion in Critical Coronavirus Funding

Trump Administration Withholding $14 Billion in Critical Coronavirus Funding

With more than 2.3 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in America and a staggering

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Black Americans, Crucial Workers in Crises, Emerge Worse off – Not Better

Black Americans, Crucial Workers in Crises, Emerge Worse off – Not Better

(Caption: A group of sharecroppers, evicted from their land in the Great Depression, stand beside a

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 U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL): We Can’t Let This Moment Pass

 U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL): We Can’t Let This Moment Pass

  This week, I convened a bipartisan group of Senators to read aloud Martin Luther King

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