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African American Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman Performs at Inauguration

Amanda Gorman was born in Los Angeles and studied sociology at Harvard University. In 2017, the now 22-year-old became the

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IN MEMORIAM: Baseball Icon Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron Dies at 86

Baseball’s recognized home run king and an African American hero, Henry “Hank” Aaron, has died at the age of 86.

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Hero Capitol Officer Eugene Goodman Hails from Washington, DC

U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman is a hero from Washington, D.C., who deserves the Congressional Gold Medal for bravery

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Black Americans Are Being Vaccinated at Far Lower Rates

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two new vaccines to combat the coronavirus, the initial concern was whether

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Pfizer Rare Disease to Address Black Press Midwinter Conference About Rare Heart Disease Affecting African Americans

If you ask non-medical professionals about the different heart disease forms, many probably could rattle off conditions like congenital heart

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Black Clergy Leader, Rev. Dr. Sylvester Beaman, Delivers Historic Inaugural Benediction

The African American community at large can trust President Joe Biden to fulfill his campaign commitments of ensuring that Black

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The Rise of Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris will be the most influential vice president of the 49 that we have had, declared a

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Biden Administration to Appoint Kristen Clarke to Key Civil Rights Post

Kristen Clarke, the president of the Lawyer’s Committee Civil Rights Under Law, will serve as assistant attorney general for civil

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‘A Sorority of Pain’ Jacob Blake, Breonna Taylor Family Push for New Laws

Jacob Blake Sr. will never forget the long and anxious drive from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, shortly after

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By Any Other Name… Voter Suppression That Continues to Rear Its Ugly Head

Imagine if you can the journey of seagoing explorers 500 years ago. They sailed their state-of-the-art wooden vessel caulked with

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Words Matter – Overthrow, Put Down, or to Destroy by Force

The United States House of Representatives passed an article of impeachment (H. Res. 24) against President Donald Trump on January

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Suddenly Virtual: Making Remote Meetings Work – North Carolina Author, Karin Reed

Our work environments have changed overnight. The new book Suddenly Virtual: Making Remote Meetings Work by North Carolina author, Karin Reed,

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

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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Voter Resurgence 2020: Absentee Voting – Start Your Voting Efforts Today!

You can start your 2020 voting efforts today! If you want to vote with maximum social distancing, Absentee Voting (AV)

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Pandemic Can Not Stop NCCU CEAC Voter Efforts – A GDN Exclusive

On Saturday, August 8th, the National HBCU Alumni Foundation’s 6th Annual Leaders Conference Civic Engagement and Advocacy Committee (CEAC) Summit

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Teachey, NC Mayor Supports ACTC – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXVII

On November 5, 2019, history was made in the small, southwest Duplin County town of Teachey – population 431, size

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Alpha Kappa Alphas Celebrate 30 Years of Service Sigma Tau Omega Chapter – GDN Exclusive

It has been thirty years this month since the Sigma Tau Omega (STO) Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

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Yvonne Lewis Holley Vies to Make history as First Black NC Lieutenant Governor

A GDN Election 2020 Special When the smoke cleared after the March 3rd primaries two months ago, suddenly, the prospect

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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

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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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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Competitive Business Advantage: Why It’s Important to Increase the Value of Your Business

Competitive Advantage course explains why it is important to increase the value of your business so that customers choose you over your competitor.

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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal (Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism)

Banking on Freedom is the first full-length history of finance capitalism that centers black women and the banking institutions and networks

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The Game is Not a Game: The Power, Protest and Politics of American Sports

By Scoop Jackson
Liberating and provocative, with sharp wit and generous humor, Jackson’s essays explore the role that sports plays in American society and the hypocritical standards…

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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome : America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing

By Dr. DeGruy
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome helps to lay the necessary foundation to ensure the well-being and sustained health of future generations and provides a rare glimpse into the evolution of society’s beliefs

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