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Voter Suppression Goes to College – GDN Student Engagement Exclusive

If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on HBCU campuses must

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Voting Key to Addressing Issues, Say NAACP Youth – GDN Student Engagement Special

If black college and high school students want a greater voice in the issues that directly affect them, they will need to become politically active, and vote…

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GOP-Connected Group Created Fake Erica Smith Ads

A Republican connected super political action committee (PAC) out of Washington, D.C. called “Faith and Power,” is spending over $1.6

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UNC System Association of Student Government Senior VP Supports “A Call to Colors” – GDN Exclusive Vol. 3 Part IV

Raekwon Davis, 22, is the Senior Vice President of the UNC System Association of Student Government (UNCASG). One of the

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2020 Voter Mobilization Forum: “Educate, Organize and Mobilize” – GDN Exclusive Vol. 3 Part III

Watch the January 25, 2020 Voter Mobilization Forum click here: The message was clear.  Starting with the March 3rd primaries

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VIDEO for 2020 “A Call to Colors” Voter Mobilization Forum

Video Matrix The Pitt County HBCU Coalition, the Pitt County Chapter of the Shaw University National Alumni Association and the

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The National Council of Negro Women Supports and Sponsors “A Call to Colors” January 25th Voter Mobilization Forum a GDN Special

Watch the live Voter Mobilization Forum event on January 25, 2020 at http://greaterdiversity.com/live In the Spring of 2019, Dr. Johnnetta

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Support for 2020 “A Call to Colors” Voter Mobilization Forum January 25 – GDN Exclusive Vol. 3 Part 2

  When it comes to voter education, registration, and organization, it will be the forum that beats all forums. Its

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Chief Justice Beasley Knows Civic Engagement Works – GDN Exclusive, Vol. 3 Part 1

It was a year ago next month, on February 12th, 2019, that Governor Roy Cooper made history by appointing NC

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Federal Judge to Block NC Voter ID Law Temporarily as the Lawsuit Continues

  North Carolina voters might not have to show a photo ID in the 2020 elections, due to a ruling

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Republicans Pass Future Act to Help HBCUs, Minority-Serving Institutions

The President put his signature on the Future Act, legislation that for the time includes HBCUs in the federal 5-year

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NCABCO President Endorses Financial Support For Greater Diversity News’ “A Call to Colors”   – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXVIII

Saying that “…collective power incites collective action, the president of the North Carolina Association of Black County Officials [NCABCO] has

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NC Black Alliance Announces Support for “A Call to Colors” – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXVI

Saying that “There is no time better than now, specifically in North Carolina, for like-minded organizations to align our approach

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Divine Nine Organizations Prepare For 2020 Elections – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXVI

It should be no secret that the fraternities and sororities that proudly make up the Divine Nine plan to assist

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Voting Could Be the Problem With Democracy

Around the globe, citizens of many democracies are worried that their governments are not doing what the people want. When voters

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Voters Often Parrot the Party Line, Even When Polls Suggest Otherwise

Over time, political science has learned which types of questions are informative and which are not, based on models of public opinion.

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Aggie SGA-AG Pushes Campus Student Voter Engagement – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXIV

Brenda Caldwell is the attorney general for N.C. A&T University’s Student Government Association. But the Greensboro native, junior and Political

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What Matters 2020 – Issues That Impact Minority Communities

In an exclusive interview, Cullors tells the NNPA Newswire that BLM was invited to attend the third installment of the Democratic Presidential Debate…

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