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Study Shows Right-Wing Attacks on Refugees Based on ‘White Nationalist Propaganda’—Not Facts

The report, published in the Lancet on Wednesday, follows a number of xenophobic, fear-mongering segments on Fox News in which media personalities—after spending weeks claiming that the group of refugees was made up of criminals…

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Tips From Negotiation Experts for Truly Happy Holidays

Each year it seems our travel gets more and more out of control. Between the multiple holidays, family we need to visit distributed all around the country and the rounds of parties for work and with friends…

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Women’s Rights Are Still Not Explicitly Recognized in Us Constitution

Women’s rights advocates argue that sex discrimination is a pervasive problem that could be resolved by the ERA. Even though the Equal Protection Clause in the 14th Amendment prohibits states from denying…

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White Churches Have a Moral Responsibility to Stand Up

Today, for example, the racial wealth gap exposes a stark difference. The median wealth of a white household (median means half are above and half below) is 12 times greater than that of a black household.

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NAACP Poll Reveals How Black Voters Cast their Ballots

With voter fraud and voter suppression the talk of the midterms, the Advancement Project at the NAACP national office joined

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Applying Racial Bias During Jury Selection is an American Tradition

“The assertion that there is no substantial differential racial impact in jury selection, however well intended, has been largely discredited by research and diminished by detached observation,” said Dr. Lorenzo Morris, a professor of Political Science at Howard University.

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Majority of Caregivers with Family Suffering from Dementia, Spend Less Time with Friends

Family caregivers take on big responsibilities that can be physically, emotionally and financially challenging. AARP’s new research shows that this can be particularly true for those caring for loved ones with dementia…

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New Film Honors the Life of Harriet Tubman

The brave African American who became known as the “Moses” of her people, didn’t stop with her own freedom but went back – repeatedly – to help others and over the course of a decade, led countless slaves along the Underground Railroad

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Rosanell Eaton, Queen Mother of Voting Rights, Dies at 97

“Ms. Rosanell Eaton was the 97-year-old matriarch in our four-year successful court fight against voter suppression, from 2013 to 2016,” Rev. Dr. William Barber, the architect of the Forward Together Moral Monday Movement…

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Quit Playin’: Trump Voters Must Re-Apply!

If you ride with Donald Trump, who controls 40% of the national electorate, this missive is for you. For those who gifted him with a questionable 50% Job Approval rating in a recent Rasmussen poll… this is for you! As it relates to our friendship, you must re-apply.

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Public Charge Rule Undermines Human Rights, Harms Families and Communities

Let us be clear: human rights and human needs do not disappear based on immigration status. Everyone needs a safe, secure place to live, nutritious food, and access to adequate health care. Keeping poor families out of housing…

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Part Two: The Pitt County Model – a Greater Diversity News (GDN) Exclusive Part XXIII

“We worked, and it paid off in Pitt County.” Mildred Council has issued a call to Shaw Bears to sign-up for GDN’s eNews and to review “A Call to Colors” on its site.

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Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship Transformed My Worldview  

Ten college students at one of the more than 600 Minority Serving Institutions across the country will win a prestigious Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship to study abroad 2019.

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“A Call to Colors” Strategy – Defeat Voter Suppression

GDN’s strategy for “A Call to Colors” response is quite simple and powerful.  Ask all alumni associations, at all levels, to create standing committees for non-partisan civic engagement.

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Detroit NAACP Slams Michigan Republicans for Trying to Limit Democrats’ Power

The resolution to these issues in Michigan, Wisconsin, and North Carolina is very simple, Anthony continued. “Respect the will of the people. Get better policies and you will win more voters. Don’t try to steal it…

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Is the Migrant Caravan Real or A Fabricated Masquerade?

These caravans were started 15 years ago, and in 2018 the situation has reached human rights conditions, because with the election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez in Honduras, there is a military enforced curfew….

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UNS Story “From Mauritania to Qatar: Slavery An Old Evil Takes Many Forms”

Such workers often work and live in isolated conditions on elite Qatar compounds. Despite a recent labor reform domestic staff who fear abuse must still get the permission of their employers to leave the country.

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Democrats 2020 – Not the Person, but the Program

Too many cities and states are willing to offer exorbitant tax breaks to attract a few jobs. Meanwhile, our infrastructure is crumbling, our environment is decomposing, and civility is a thing of the past.

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Don’t Let Small Dollar Loans Ruin Your Holidays

If holiday lists seem bigger than budgets, turning to a high-interest, “small dollar” loan can turn joy and merriment into a financial quagmire. Predatory lenders do not need to be a part of your celebrations.

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NHRMC and Brigade Boys & Girls Club Partner for Community Event

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the Brigade Boys & Girls Club are teaming up to host a Community Christmas Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15.

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“The Status of Black Women in the United States” from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Black women consistently work for a better country, but our country is not working for them. By placing Black women’s experiences and interests in the forefront of policy…

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