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Students’ Test Scores Tell Us More About the Community They Live in Than What They Know

Every year, policymakers across the U.S. make life-changing decisions based on the results of standardized tests. These high-stakes decisions include,

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Black Family-Owned Restaurant Finds Success Serving Up Super Delicious BBQ Favorites

Who doesn’t love a good barbecue? The next time you’re in Baltimore, Maryland, be sure to check out this new

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Will Women Vote for Women in 2018? It Depends on if They’re Married

The 2018 elections promise to be the “Year of the Woman,” with more women planning to step into local, state

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5 Tips for Balancing Family, Work and Education

It’s an age-old conundrum. To advance professionally, often one must go back to school. However, earning a degree might seem

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Early Childhood Education is Crucial: How You Can Help

New research shows that many pre-K classrooms could benefit from more resources, especially for the most vulnerable children. Ninety-four percent

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Slavery on Campus: Recovering the History of Washington College’s Discarded Slaves

When First Lady Michelle Obama reminded Americans during the Democratic National Convention that she lives in a house literally built

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The Fight for Fair Maps Continues on August 22 at 4pm

For three election cycles — 6 long years — the all-white Republican Caucus that rigged elections to gain super-majority control

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Fourth Straight Supreme Court Victory for the Fusion Electorate of North Carolina

Statement by North Carolina NAACP President,  Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II: DURHAM- For the fourth time in the past

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President Trump Should Consider CBC Budget If He’s Serious about Helping Black America

A nation’s budget is a document that reflects its priorities. The President has proposed a $54 billion increase in military

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How ‘voter fraud’ crusades undermine voting rights

President Donald Trump has “voter fraud” on the brain. Bizarrely, after winning the 2016 presidential election, Trump has raised questions

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Historic Warnings: When shall “the people” become so corrupted as to need despotic government?

Dr. Benjamin Franklin rose with a speech in his hand, which he had reduced to writing for his own convenience:

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Stand with the NAACP: Refuse to sit by silently

Response Requested: Sign your name and stand with the NAACP >> Last week, a group of protestors led by NAACP

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Career & Education

National HBCU Pre-Law Summit Presents Game-Changing Opportunity For HBCU Students

Two intensive days of game-changing information, resources, and connections designed to help future law students achieve success in a demanding educational endeavor and tough field in great need of diversity.

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When You Educate a Girl, You Educate a Nation

As I write this, I am preparing to travel with my colleagues to Nigeria, where I will have the honor

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One of the Oldest HBCUs in the Country Could Fold in September

Cheyney University, One of the Nation’s Oldest HBCUs, Could Lose Its Accreditation in September After years of financial trouble and

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CBC Chairman Talks HBCUs, Impeachment and #RootOutRacism

During a conference call with reporters, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), pledged to

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Program Empowers Low Income Young Adults to Go From Poverty to Professional Careers

Year Up is a program that helps low income young adults go from poverty to a professional career within just

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The Legal Threat to Diversity on Campus

Last summer, the Supreme Court ruled that colleges and universities can use race as one factor among many in making admissions decisions.

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Deepening Corporate Diversity Recruitment – Thurgood Marshall College Fund

While “Diversity” is not a new term for the business world, it appears to be experiencing a resurgence of sorts

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Betsy DeVos’ 6-Month Report Card: More Undoing Than Doing

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump, the news cycle has been dominated by stories of White House controversy: a travel

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We’re All Responsible for the Success of Our Students

(NNPA) – Popular opinion, suggest that caregivers, educators, and students have an equal role to play in the academic achievement

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Students’ Test Scores Tell Us More About the Community They Live in Than What They Know

Every year, policymakers across the U.S. make life-changing decisions based on the results of standardized tests. These high-stakes decisions include,

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