The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965–1972

Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities

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Challenges Abound in Repairing America’s Foster Care System

  “For children in foster care, we need to follow the science,” Dr. Wilborn insisted. According to the Children’s Defense

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Alarming CDC Memo Reveals Vaccinated Individuals Spread Delta Variant as Much as the Unvaccinated

Anyone who wants to lessen their chances of contracting the coronavirus, and anyone wishing to avoid potentially spreading the new

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Poetry Foundation and Complexly Announce New Ours Poetica Co-Curators

 CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation and Complexly announce the new co-curators of the twice-weekly YouTube series Ours Poetica: Charlotte

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The Genius and Foresight of Prince Revealed Again in ‘Welcome 2 America’

It is rare when a posthumous CD receives the rave reviews as Prince’s “Welcome 2 America.” It is even rarer

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TUNE IN REMINDER – TEGNA’s Locked On Launches First Daily HBCU Podcast Initiative

TEGNA Inc.’s Locked On, the leading local sports podcast network with daily shows for all “Big 4” professional sports leagues

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Norman Lear: As I Begin My 100th Year, I’m Baffled That Voting Rights Are Still Under Attack

I woke up today at the start of my 100th year as a citizen of this beautiful, bewildering country. I

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The Death of Kay Debow Alford, Co-Founder of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Leaves a Void in Black Business Empowerment

The National Black Chamber of Commerce announced this week the death of its co-founder Kay DeBow Alford on July 19,

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Police Officer at Capitol Riot Hearing Says, ‘Hitman’ Sent the Rioters

The words rolled off U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn’s tongue so easily, yet it still proved as stunning an

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National Civil Rights and Personal Injury Attorneys Ben Crump and Bob Hilliard Uncovering Widespread Racism in Banking

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorneys Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and Bob

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Companies, Non-Profits, Government Agencies Make Combined Commitment to Alert Millions to Emergency Rental Assistance

The White House on Wednesday, July 28, announced commitments from major companies, nonprofits, and government agencies to continue an all-out

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Another Marijuana Vote in Congress – Amendment to Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference

Tomorrow, the House Rules Committee will consider an amendment to protect legal marijuana states from federal interference. Assuming it gets

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

From the Archives: This Way to Fair Share: The Politicians, Political Parties and Voters

 This week we look at the necessary parties and the roles that they’ll have to play if economic equity for

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Dominion Energy’s HBCU Promise℠

Our $25 million commitment to be shared by 11 HBCUs in 4 states In 2020, Dominion Energy committed $25 million

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Virtual Events: Join this Discussion – The New Black Student Movement

Join this discussion sponsored by the FSUNAA Civic Engagement & Advocacy Committee Coverage and promotion by Greater Diversity News (GDN) 

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North Carolina NAACP Youth and College Advisor Endorses “A Call to Colors” New Black Student Movement Strategy

“The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and

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A New Decade, A New Politics, A New Economics – Institutionalizing Civic/Voter Engagement – GDN Exclusive

In the 2018 and 2020 midterm and general elections, the politics of deliberate and systematic voter suppression created an enormous

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Queens for a National Cause – (Elections 2020 in Review) – GDN Exclusive

Marching to the beat of their own drums at their own pace, HBCU students across the nation have prepared themselves

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New Economics for a New Generation of Constructive Collective Action – GDN Exclusive

There is an issue of great significance to African Americans historically created and maintained by Corporate America from the beginning

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The HBCU Call to Corporate America – GDN Exclusive

For more than 400 years, Black Americans have sought economic equity and political inclusion. Notwithstanding the fact that the pursuit

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HBCU Millennials Are Energized to Vote! Believing in Hope and the Possibility of Change

“HBCU students are ready to support whoever has their best interest at heart,” Marshall said. “As an HBCU alum—history shows that HBCU students have always been engaged when it comes to the political process. The difference is always with likable candidates.”

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18 Georgia NAACP Branches to ‘Party at the Polls’ in Pivotal State

ATLANTA – In one of the most unique get-out-the-vote efforts this year, 18 Georgia NAACP branches over 19 counties have

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Miss NCCU Launches Greater Diversity News HBCU Voting Outreach Research Project – “A Call to Colors” GDN Exclusive

To Imani Johnson, the Greater Diversity News (GDN) HBCU Voting Outreach Project is a way for students at historically Black

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I Have a Felony Conviction. Can I Vote? Voting Rights Projects

While many states have some restriction on felon voting rights, most states restore the right to vote to people after they complete their sentences. In fact, up to 17 millionAmericans with past convictions can vote right now…

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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

Black Consumers, Businesses Must Lead American Energy Policy Talks, Experts Say

According to an IHS study, women and minorities will account for hundreds of thousands of those openings—more than 700,000 African Americans and Hispanics and 290,000 women …

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Mack Major Makes a Difference in Real Estate and Economic Development

Mack Major has always exhibited a knack for entrepreneurism. It was not because of a need for money but mostly

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Podcast Highlights the Contributions of Black Women in the American Workforce, Ongoing Fight For Equal Pay

In recognition of ongoing disparities that affect millions of Black women, In These Times magazine and the Leonard C. Goodman Institute

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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965–1972

Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities

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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer

In Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, investigative journalist Jane Mayer

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Elizabeth Keckley, Thirty Years a Slave, Four Years in the White House

A Black woman’s memoir published 153 years ago still tops Amazon’s books sales chart. “Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years

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