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The Big Reason Florida Insurance Companies Are Failing Isn’t Just Hurricane Risk – It’s Fraud and Lawsuits

Hurricane Ian’s widespread damage is another disaster for Florida’s already shaky insurance industry. Even though home insurance rates in Florida

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Congressman Al Green Holds National Slavery Remembrance Day with Rev. Al Sharpton as Guest Speaker

After meeting in-person for the last time in 2019, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) will be holding the nation’s

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Estevanico: The Man, The Myth, The Legend – The First Black Person in the New World

The history of slavery in the Western Hemisphere has, of course, been well documented but there is one name that

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Vice President Harris Announces Slate of Actions to Help Black and Minority-owned Small Businesses

Vice President Kamala Harris used her time at Freedman’s Bank Forum to announce new public and private-sector efforts to advance

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8B Education Investments launches $111,600,000 initiative to Finance African Student Education

8B Education Investments, which built the first platform that connects high-potential African students with world-class colleges and universities and the

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Areva Martin Continues to Advocate for those with Special Needs and Those Facing Discrimination and Injustice

Areva Martin grew up in North St. Louis, Missouri, and she said she intuitively knew that something was different about

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Vernice Miller-Travis, a Crusader who Continues the Struggle to Weed out Environmental Racism

Vernice Miller-Travis has consistently recognized racism, including how race has played a significant role in environmental policy. She’s the vice

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EPA Launches New National Office Dedicated to Advancing Environmental Justice and Civil Rights

For the better part of a month, National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. traveled

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Black Millennial and Gen-Z Voters Chime in On Issues Important to Them Leading Up to the November Midterm Elections

As we know, elections have consequences. With that being said, the voice of Black millennial and Gen-Z voters is critical

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‘Democracy Doesn’t Have an Off-Season:’ Democracy Fest Targets Young Voters of Color

“Democracy doesn’t have an off-season.” Those words are the resonating slogan for Democracy Fest, a field day for the Atlanta

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Study Finds Community College System Fails to Produce Equitable Outcomes for Black Students

More than one in three Black community college students are in poverty, and widespread inequality in community colleges deepened throughout

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Critical Disparity Study Provides Roadmap to Equity in Opportunity

(WIB) – Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks shared the findings of the County’s Utilization and Availability Study, also known

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Dr. Cheeks A National ‘GEM’ In STEAM

Few Black women engineers have enjoyed as successful a career in multiple arenas as much as the woman Dr. Loretta

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Your Vote is Your Voice – Mid-Term Elections Have Started in the State of North Carolina

September 9th marked the official beginning of the 2022 mid-term elections in the state of North Carolina. That was the

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Vote No to Restructuring the Fayetteville City Council A GDN Exclusive

I was a part of the Civil Rights movement in the sixty’s while a student at Fayetteville State University. The

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A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: A Voter Suppression Initiative in the City of Fayetteville

Our city is currently being loaded with a disingenuous campaign to change the structure of our City Council. You might

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CBO’s ‘Highly Uncertain’ Estimates Fail to Damper Biden, Democrats Enthusiasm Over Student Debt Cancelation

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the cost of outstanding student loans will increase by $20 billion because an action

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Health, Gun Violence, and A Black Women’s Roundtable Help Kick off CBCF Conference

According to medical research, about 10% of the U.S. population has diabetes, and at least 1 in 3 are pre-diabetic.

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Chrisette Michele Helps Punctuate ‘Black Excellence’ at NNPA Leadership Awards

The presentation of the annual awards preceded the rousing performance. Grammy winner Chrisette Michele sent the packed house home buzzing

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Hip Hop Icon Coolio Dies at 59

Coolio, whose signature song “Gangsta’s Paradise” played a vital role in securing hip-hop as the popular music of choice, died

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Imperiled Freedom on the November Ballot

As we approach the midterm election on November 8, 2022, many Americans are not sure they will vote, some question

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Civic Engagement

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Super Mario 3 – Mario Benavente Wins City Council Seat for District 3 Fayetteville NC

“I feel just as grateful as I did today. On the evening of July 26th, the morning of August 5th,

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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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