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New Book Conveys the Importance of Unity Among All People of Color

Recent release “How Blacks Can Unite as One” from Covenant Books author Daniel L. Jones is a compelling account filled

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Obesity, Second to Smoking as the Most Preventable Cause of Us Deaths

The opioid crisis and deaths related to e-cigarette use among teenagers have dominated news headlines recently. Recently, the Centers for

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Disclosing Weaknesses Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationship

Sharing personal information with friends and family has long been held by researchers as a way to build rapport and

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Psychopathic Employees Thrive Under Abusive Supervisors, Study Finds

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – High-profile corporate scandals caused by extreme risk-taking and brazen malfeasance have driven scholars and business leaders to

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Diversity Practices: Challenges and Strategies 50 years since the Civil Rights Act

It’s been 50 years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned discrimination on the basis of race. This increased

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Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna Maria Onore, were among nine people killed in a helicopter

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Stepping Up and Standing Out – New Survey Shows Increased Political Participation Among Women

Women of all ages and political affiliations — particularly millennials and women of color—have become more politically engaged since 2016,

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Precedent? Nah, the Senate Gets to Reinvent Its Rules in Every Impeachment

Everybody seems to be using the word “precedent” right now. Commentators, the media and even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell use it when they

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Rep. Maxine Waters: Dr. King’s Fight Continues On

WASHINGTON – January 20, 2020 — Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued a statement

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Schumer Statement on Senator McConnell’s Impeachment Trial Resolution

Washington, D.C.— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer released the following statement in response to Senator McConnell’s Senate impeachment trial resolution proposal:

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African Americans Take on More Debt for Grad School – but the Payoff Is Also Bigger

When seeking graduate and professional degrees, African Americans take on over 50% more debt than white students. On the upside, African Americans

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A Brief History of Black Names, From Perlie to Latasha

Most people recognize that there are first names given almost exclusively by black Americans to their children, such as Jamal and Latasha.

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Five Obstacles That Stop Many Students From Taking an Internship

When her college started requiring students to complete an internship in order to graduate, it created a serious dilemma for

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Stage Play Inspired By Black Lawyer and Undocumented Immigrant to Benefit Youth Mentoring Program

The inspiring story of an illegal immigrant from Mexico, Aracely Morales, and an African American lawyer, Attorney Zulu Ali, is

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There’s More Than One Good Way to Teach Kids How to Read

We are literacy professionals, former reading teachers who now prepare college and graduate students to teach kids how to read. As scholars, we

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I Asked People Why They Don’t Vote, and This Is What They Told Me

At least 40% to 90% of American voters stay home during elections, evidence that low voter turnout for both national and local elections is

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Supreme Court’s Delay in Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON—AFT President Randi Weingarten issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s announcement that it will not hear a case

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Pastor Allegedly Stole $1 Million From Church, Bought Himself a Bentley

Chicago, IL — Bishop Clarence Smith Jr., who led New Life Impact Church in Chicago, has been accused of stealing about

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Investigation Reveals That Black Families Are Still Living on the Plantations in Mississippi

New Orleans, LA — Dr. Antoinette Harrell, known as the “Slavery Detective of the South,” is on a mission to interview

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“No Thanks: Black, Female and Living in the Martyr Free Zone” Has Received Popular Acclaim

Author Says Its Okay to Be a Single Black Woman in New Book, “No Thanks” Keturah Kendrick, the popular new

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Program Offers Free Classes in Photography, Filmmaking and More to Underserved Youth

Washington, DC — When high school students Chinarose Riley and Monchelle (Momo) Gray stepped out of the box of traditional education

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