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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn-in as First Black Woman on U.S. Supreme Court

Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson officially joined the U.S. Supreme Court, marking a historic first for an African American woman.

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President Biden Signs Landmark Police Reform Executive Order

President Joe Biden signed an executive order on police reform that he hopes will help prevent excessive use of force

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American Petroleum Institute Lays Out Solutions to Rising Gas Prices

The average price for a gallon of gasoline has hit record numbers in Los Angeles and Philadelphia. This week prices

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R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 years in Federal Prison

He famously sang, “I can believe I can fly,” and many of his devoted fans believed him. But on Wednesday,

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Penny & Robert Sarver Foundation to Host College Students at D.C. Black Caucus

Ten Students Will Attend Event to Learn About Efforts to Root Out Racism in Federal Policy PHOENIX – The HeroZona

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AARP and NNPA Reveal Concerns of Older Black Women Voters

The pandemic has accelerated an economic crisis that has disproportionately impacted older women. Their concerns could shape the election, as

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Mississippi Team Uncovers Arrest Warrant for White Woman Who Lied About Emmett Till

A search team has found the unserved warrant charging a white woman in the 1955 kidnapping of Emmett Till. The

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Media Fasts Are a Necessity for Black Mental Health

Anti-Black racism appears to be at an all-time high. Many are still traumatized by the targeted mass shooting of African

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Gloves Off as Politicians Attack Each Other on Guns After Texas School Massacre

As adults grapple with talking to their children about the latest school massacre where 19 elementary school students and two

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ELECTION 2022: A Report on Ten Black Candidates Running Statewide in 2022

There are many Black candidates running statewide across the U.S. this year in primaries and in general election contests. The

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Racism Rears Its Ugly Head in the Buffalo Shootings

Racism is a longstanding social illness in the United States of America. Seemingly, there is no cure for it. It

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Biden Policing EO Would Fall Short

Washington, D.C. – Following reports that President Biden will sign an Executive Order on police use of force tomorrow, on the anniversary of

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Male Judges Are More Likely To Hire Women as Clerks After Working With Female Judges

Despite substantial gains over the past half-century in the numbers of women working in law, medicine and business in the

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Jan. 6 Hearings Are Only the Tip of the Iceberg When It Comes To Important Congressional Oversight Hearings

In a series of hearings that have received prime-time coverage and much public attention, Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony on the afternoon

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Wealth of Nations: Why Some Are Rich, Others Are Poor – And What It Means for Future Prosperity

Why are some nations rich and others poor? Can the governments of poor nations do something to ensure that their

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Mister and Miss Juneteenth Crowned During Freedom Day Celebration

Scotland County NAACP Youth and Scotland Youth Development are honored to announce the winners of the 2022 Mister and Miss

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Genealogist Who Helps Black Families Find Their Roots Connects the Dots About a Former Slave Who Founded a Town in Louisiana

Dr. Antoinette Harrell, a genealogist and historian who is known for helping Black families connect the dots, is at it

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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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Roe Decision Could Spur Massive Voter Turnout During Midterms

The failure of Congress to pass legislation like the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the George Floyd Justice

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Black-Owned D.C. Golf Brand Rolls Out Driving Range on Wheels in the District

CitySwing, the D.C.-based multifaceted golf brand that opened a storefront in the District of Columbia, has rolled out a new

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Justice Clarence Thomas and the Conservative Supreme Court Have Fanned the Flames of Racism in America

The Supreme Court not only abolished abortion rights in America with its June 24, 2022, decision but also ended any

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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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Vice President Kamala Harris Talks Voting Rights, Racism With Black Press Publishers

Vice President Kamala Harris held an exclusive discussion with publishers from the National Newspaper Publishers Association, which represents the Black

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“It’s a Family Affair:” NAACP Membership – A GDN Exclusive

I am encouraging Black parents to purchase NAACP memberships for their children that are 25 and younger. It is also

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What Is Humanizing Education? A Greater Diversity Exclusive Part 3: A Pledge to All Children

“Not…by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Is this the ideal to strive toward?

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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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“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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