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The Power of Exclusion: Dismantling the “Good Ol’ Boys” Network

The historical exclusion of people of color has always been implemented and enforced by the so called “Good Ol’Boys networks.” These networks have controlled private and public economic participation.

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February 26 – North Carolina NAACP Challenges Legislative Building Rules in Court

Judge Carl Fox to hear arguments on whether the NC Legislature violated the Separation of Powers Act, resulting in numerous Moral Monday protestors being charged with violating building rules and second degree trespass.

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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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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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Meet Maame Biney the First Black Woman on U.S. Olympic Speedskating Team

Even though a first-timer surrounded by seasoned competitors, Biney’s faith did not rattle and her veteran-like performance secured her a spot in the quarterfinals.

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Historic Thousands That Gathered in Raleigh, Despite the Rain

Yesterday’s delegation of resisters shall come to recognize we have a collective soul that will not perish.  A soul that will rise in triumph over every obstacle cast in our path …

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How Disabled Voters Are Blocked From the Ballot Box

“We’re looking for ways to make voting easier at a time when people are trying to make voting harder,” said Gianaris, a Queens Democrat. “Our record for voter participation is abysmal.”

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