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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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Second Annual National Day of Racial Healing With Concerts, Proclamations and Programs

On Jan. 16, communities across the country celebrated the National Day of Racial Healing (#NDORH) with events and activities as distinct as their participants.

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Words Matter: Standing Up to Bigoted Language

It has become commonplace to witness a public display of bigoted and offensive language. The latest onslaught, made by the President of the United States in a meeting about immigration …

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White Supremacists Praise Trump’s Inflammatory Immigration Remarks

The comments elicited gratified responses from white supremacist “leaders” like Richard Spencer, David Duke and Andrew Anglin, as well as from rank and file racists.

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America’s Mental Health Depends on Public Employees, The KOSE Way

If our families and communities are to thrive, they need an effective system of mental health services. Funding and staffing cutbacks in state systems have jeopardized people affected by mental illnesses.

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Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the HHS Office for Civil Rights

Our Constitution’s First Amendment works in tandem with the rights embedded in our other amendments; it should not be used to undermine those other rights, or the right to medical care.

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The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner

One study found that “At ages 49–55, black women are 7.5 years biologically ‘older’ than white women.” We can only imagine what that looks like for a young woman …

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