GDN Headline

Indigenous People Invented the so-called ‘American Dream’

These Native Americans organized in groups to undertake massive projects as a communal cooperative, leaving a built legacy of equality across America’s landscape.

Read More

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke We Must Take Every Opportunity to Fight Voter Suppression

Oftentimes, the flashier issues and nonstop, highly visible attacks against the foundation of our nation’s values take our minds off of the critical bread and butter issue that, without which, there is no true democracy—the vote.

Read More

The American Flag Is Soaked in Black Blood

There are those who have a story to tell about so-called disrespect to the “American flag,” the same American flag that is drenched in blood.  Black men went to fight in World War I and came back to this country and were lynched … This protest is about police brutality.

Read More

NNPA Chairman Says Gun Control Is “Forbidden Subject” When Mass Shooters are White and Male; This Is a “Glaring Double Standard.”

High-profile incidents involving so-called ‘Black-on-Black’ violence, the cries for gun control ring loud and clear. Yet, when White males are accused of domestic terrorism, suddenly gun control is a forbidden subject.”

Read More

Urban Noise Pollution in Poor and Minority Neighborhoods and Segregated Cities

Neighborhoods with higher poverty rates and proportions of black, Hispanic and Asian residents have higher noise levels. More racially segregated cities are worse.

Read More

Community Groups File Lawsuit to Ensure Court Oversight of Reform for the Chicago Police Department

“We have a moral imperative to ensure that law enforcement officers are accountable and responsible to the communities they serve.” City’s failure to train and monitor officers.

Read More

NAACP Wins Crucial Step in Protecting Texas Voters

The NAACP Texas State Conference, League of Women Voters of Texas, and Ruthann Greer were granted a temporary restraining order prohibiting the state of Texas from providing documentation to President Trump’s Commission.

Read More

Reducing Pollution: Missouri NAACP to Release Report on Energy Policy Reform

The harmful impact of fossil fuel-based energy production on communities of color and low income communities is more important now than ever before. Our communities must take a stand to move our country to an energy efficient future.

Read More

Munroe Bergdorf, Jemele Hill, And The Censorship Of Black Women

Black women often end up at the receiving end of censure and backlash when they speak up about vital issues.  When will brands stand behind the Black women they employ, especially when their backing is crucial to the advocacy of minorities?

Read More

Notice of Intent to Sue: Clean Water Act Violations at Duke Energy’s Belews Creek Coal Ash Site

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights concluded that “the minimum standard for all coal ash storage is in lined, watertight landfills away from drinking water sources.”

Read More

New Project Explores Links Between Race, Religion and Health

African Americans report higher levels of religiosity than any other ethnic group in the United States, making religion and spirituality a strong avenue for prevention and intervention efforts.

Read More

Should We Worry That Half of Americans Trust Their Gut to Tell Them What’s True?

Many qualities seem like they should promote accuracy, but don’t. Valuing evidence, however, appears to be an exception. The bigger the role evidence plays in shaping a person’s beliefs, the more accurate that person tends to be.

Read More