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Feeling Connected Enhances Mental and Physical Health

Here are 4 research-backed ways to find moments of connection with loved ones and strangers Connecting can mean sharing a hearty

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Beyoncé’s Renaissance Breaks Souls and Records in Historic Debut

  Beyoncé’s new album, “Renaissance,” has taken the world by storm as expected. With a healthy helping of Chicago house music

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Basketball Legend Bill Russell Dies at 88

Boston Celtics Legend Bill Russell, one of professional basketball’s greatest players and the sport’s most crowned champion, has died at

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Rocket Mortgage ‘Changing the Course’ for Black Detroit Residents During PGA TOUR Event

Even as Tony Finau, Taylor Pendrit, Cameron Champ, and others stormed atop the leaderboard, officials were again making sure that

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Will Smith Issues Apology to Chris Rock and Family for Oscars Slap

  Will Smith said he was “fogged out” and that he’s finally reached out to Chris Rock to formally apologize

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Study Investigates the Everyday Wear and Tear of Racism on Black Couples

A new study has revealed growing evidence that everyday experiences of discrimination in general, and racial discrimination in particular, are

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They Stole Hearts: Former Bank Robbers Deliver Powerful Message

  Two former bank robbers, affection­ately known as “FoxandRob” walked into First United Bank in downtown Dallas dressed in all

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Grambling State Communications Major Plans to Make Mark

When Nycorta Diaz Mabry Jr. came into the world, his name was already predetermined, along with certain expectations. According to

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Biden Administration Offers ‘Merchant of Death’ in Exchange for Brittney Griner, Paul Wheelan

On the day she testified at her trial in Russia, Brittney Griner may have found herself closer to freedom and

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Scholars and Experts Make Case to Expand Supreme Court; Abolish Electoral College

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has raised concerns from women regarding bodily autonomy and

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The Often-Overlooked Mental Health Component of the Growing Problem of Black Maternal Mortality Rate

With a maternal mortality rate of 55.3 per 100,000, Black women continue to outpace other ethnicities. The rate per 100,000

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Inflation Slamming Black America Hard as Families Struggle with Necessities

Black households are more exposed to inflation fluctuations than their white peers, according to a study published by the Federal Reserve

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Gates Foundation to Spend Additional $3B Each Year

Bill Gates insists he’s optimistic about the future. One of the wealthiest men in the world said he sees incredible

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Community Policing Town Hall on Aug. 11 to Increase Safety & Survival During Encounters With Law Enforcement

‘YOU & FIVE-O’ TO HOST FREE ‘REALITY CHECK 5.0’ Invitations Sent to HBCUs Across the Country as Part of Orientation

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A Letter to the Church — Are you living in vain?

Dear Body of Christ, This isn’t for all of you. I want to commend those of you who step up

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The Social Crisis, Black Folks and the Economy

  It appears that we continue to live in Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.”  He wrote these words:

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IN MEMORIAM: Louisiana Legacy – Carrie Wells Ponds, Cna, Educator, and Co-founder of the Drum

Carrie Wells Ponds, CNA, educator, and co-founder of The Drum passes away at 81 The Ponchatoula, Louisiana community honored the

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Growing the Voices of Our Future

Aftershocks from the Supreme Court’s historic decision to nullify a woman’s nearly 50-year-old constitutional right to abort a pregnancy are

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That Gosh Darn John Brown – A GDN Exclusive

I grew up on Fort Bragg in North Carolina, but I was born in small-town Albemarle, NC. While my military

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This 6AM Morning Acceleration Program Builds Discipline For Black Entrepreneurs and Leaders

Through his continued efforts to elevate the black community, author, mentor, veteran, and serial entrepreneur Marc Coley is facilitating an

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Mellon Foundation and Lilly Endowment Inc. Make Grants Totaling $1.6M to Support Indianapolis-Based Urban Legacy Lands Initiative

Grants to Benefit Cultural Heritage Preservation and Education through Collaborative Community Engagement and Land Development Strategies for Black heritage in

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Civic Engagement

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Issues to Action: The New Black Student Movement – A GDN Exclusive

The Black Community faces many issues, such as Race and Justice, Education Innovation, Environmental & Climate Justice, Economic Justice, Health

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About The New Black Student Movement (NBSM) A GDN Exclusive

The New Black Student Movement (NBSM) evolved from a Greater Diversity News (GDN) initiative created to educate, organize, and mobilize

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The US Supreme Court: What Is Its Role and Its Powers?

The US Supreme Court is in the news around the world. The reason: a series of decisions which are already

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NNPA and Transformative Justice Coalition Announce National GOTV Campaign Targeting 10 Million More Black Voters

Ahead of the all-important 2022 midterm elections, reports show that more than 55 million Americans remain unregistered to vote –

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US Congress Could Use Reconstruction-era Civil Rights Powers To Protect Black Lives Today

The man in the White House doesn’t believe in racial equality. He is erratic, vain, and conspiratorial. In a speech

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Books & Videos of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

‘Husbands, Love Your Wives,’ and Other Simple Advice for Lasting Relationships

“Your Marriage God’s Way: A Biblical Guide to a Christ-Centered Relationship“ Vancouver, WA, June 6, 2022 ― The problems experienced

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Washington at the Plow: The Founding Father and the Question of Slavery

BOOK REVIEW: Washington at the Plow: The Founding Father and the Question of Slavery by Bruce A. Ragsdale (Belknap Press

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“Wisdom From My Father’s Porch” by Dr. Dorrance Kennedy

Dr. Dorrance Kennedy is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a graduate of Hampton University; received his Master

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We Are Called to Be a Movement By Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

It’s time for everyone who cares about the state of our nation to heed the call and join forces to

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All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake

In a display case in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture sits a rough cotton bag,

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“The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story” by Nikole Hannah-Jones

 Editorial Reviews Review “[A] groundbreaking compendium . . . These bracing and urgent works, by multidisciplinary visionaries ranging from Barry Jenkins

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