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Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of the

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Secretary Marty Walsh Announces Major Global Initiative To Empower Workers, Ensure Rights, Promote Democracy

Largest US commitment to support trade union rights in the global economy WASHINGTON – In advance of the Biden-Harris administration’s

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Elevate the Voices of Black Borrowers – Jim Crow Debt: How Black Borrowers Experience Student Loans

Ed Trust recently released Jim Crow Debt: How Black Borrowers Experience Student Loans in partnership with Dr. Jalil Mustaffa Bishop. Data on the student debt crisis often overlooks

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Getting Latino & Black Students Better Access to Non-novice Teachers

The Education Trust is excited to release these new companion reports exposing the inequities in access to non-novice teachers for

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Maps of America’s High Levels of Inactivity Showing 25% Of U.S. Adults Are Not Active Enough To Protect Their Health

More than 1 in 5 adults is inactive in all but four states, according to new state maps of adult

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity Is Lacking Among Nonprofit Leaders – But There Are Ways To Change That

About 87% of nonprofit CEOs in the U.S. were white in 2019, down from 90% in 2016. Similarly, roughly 78%

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About 1 in 3 Child Care Workers Are Going Hungry

Of the nearly 1 million child care workers in the United States, in a recent white paper, my colleagues and

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State Efforts to Close the K-12 Digital Divide May Come Up Short

In 2021, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced that education officials in his state had “closed” the digital divide by

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Omicron Variant Is Deepening Severe Staffing Shortages in Medical Laboratories

Medical laboratory professionals form the backbone of health care and the public health system. They conduct some 13 billion laboratory

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Black Family-Owned Construction Firm Awarded 7 Multi-Million Contracts Including JFK Airport

Meet Darrell K. Choates, Sr., his father, his son, and his grandson (that’s 4 generations), the owners of Choates G

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AUTO REVIEW: A Preview of the 2022 Range Rover: New Levels of Emotional Engagement

The opulent and mechanically-savvy Range Rover (RR) is the consummate SUV for connoisseurs of the finer things in life, from

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Rap Mogul Jay-Z and Team ROC Demand DOJ Investigate Racism, Corruption in Kansas Police Department

Hip-hop pioneer Jay-Z and Team ROC, the social justice side of his entertainment company, have demanded the U.S. Department of

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

Georgia State Legislators Break Up Communities to Deny a Voice to Voters in Communities of Color

The SPLC released the following statement in response to Georgia’s new congressional and state legislative district maps from Poy Winichakul,

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Preparing for the Voting Rights Battle Ahead in Early 2022

In 2021, 440 bills to restrict voting access were introduced in 49 states. Nineteen states passed 34 new laws making

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The Third Reconstruction: Finishing the Job

Educate, organize and mobilize:  (Reprint of Dec. 2014 article) GreaterDiversity.com provides ongoing commentaries and news to get the masses of

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They Call It “Political” But What Is It Really? GDN Exclusive

This is something we hear often, “I’m not political.” What does one mean when they say this? I suggest what

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Leandro: Helping Our Community Help Itself

“I don’t want to ride my bus because they are loud and I get home late. I have bipolar disorder

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Studying Political Science Motivates College Students to Register and Vote – New Research Shows

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Community college students who take political

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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

PGA TOUR announces Spaces as part of Twitter extension in 2022

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA, AND SAN FRANCISCO – The PGA TOUR and Twitter announced a renewal of their content agreement

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Black Business: Your Ancestors Didn’t Have a Problem With it!

  Now some people are not going to like what they are about to read! Dallas, Texas’ historic Friendship-West Baptist

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Black Woman CEO Celebrates Having Helped Firms Secure More than $47M in Funding

Tiffany C. Wright, founder of The Resourceful CEO, LLC, has now helped tens of companies secure more than $47 million

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Books & Videos of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

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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“White Space, Black Hood” A System of American Residential Caste Based on Race

Cashin shows how government created “ghettos” and affluent white space and entrenched a system of American residential caste that is

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Doctor Exposes the Shadowy World of Health Care in America

CONCORD, NC — Everyone needs health care at some point in their lives, and wouldn’t it be nice if navigating

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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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