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Progressive Baptist: Taking the Lead

 Educate, Organize and Mobilize – Last week I discussed the leadership role assumed by the Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC) in

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Democracy NC

North Carolina’s new voting law, passed by the North Carolina House of Representatives and signed by Governor McCrory in 2013,

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New Suicide-Prevention Training Helps Schools Identify At-Risk Students Earlier

The alarmingly high rate of high school students who contemplate suicide – more than one in six – has prompted

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The Black Church and the Strength to Forgive

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For many outside the Black community, they had never seen anything like it. Though suffering and deep

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GDN Print Edition 7-2-15

Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national reach and relevance.  We are a chosen news source for

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NC NAACP President Responds to Momentum Behind Removals of Confederate Flag

DURHAM, NC – In the last two weeks, several corporations have decided to discontinue their sales of merchandise bearing the

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Obama Administration Assists Communities in Building Local Food Systems

Fostering Economic Growth/Investment Helps Improve Public Health and the Environment, Diversify Local Economy WASHINGTON—Today, the Obama Administration invited communities to

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Dominican Republic’s Ethnic Cleansing

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A Dominican Republic court order threatens to force more than 200,000 Dominican-born Haitians from their homes in

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Race, Flags, and the Second Amendment

The church shooting in Charleston, S.C. once again showed us the connection of guns and race. Statistics of inner city gun

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Too Many White Americans Identify with Charleston Church Murderer

On Wednesday, June 17, Dylann Roof, a 21-year-old White supremacist, massacred nine Black worshipers in the historic Emanuel African Methodist

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NAACP Concerned by the Outbreak of Church Burnings

BALTIMORE, MD – In the weeks following a church massacre in which nine people were shot dead by a white

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The Black Clergy: Mission Against Voter Suppression – Educate, Organize and Mobilize

Over the past few weeks I’ve written about voter suppression and its growing threat to the well being of Blacks

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Emanuel AME and the Buoyancy of Hope

Rev. Clementa Pinckney and his fellow congregants of Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. gathered as usual

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GDN Print Edition 6-25-15

Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national reach and relevance.  We are a chosen news source for

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Female Managers Do Not Reduce the Gender Wage Gap

Working women are “leaning in” and supporting more females in leadership roles, but a new study finds that having a

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