At least Four Black Females were Murdered Each Day in 2020

According to statistics released by the FBI this month, more than four Black women and girls were murdered each day

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CDC Announces New Disease Forecasting Center

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday, August 18, announced a new center designed to advance the

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Despite Misinformation and Distractions, Biden-Harris Accomplishing Black Agenda

The $4.2 billion received in 2021 by historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) represents the most considerable single-year federal government

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The White House Supports HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have changed the college landscape and have provided a significant return on investment. Our

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The Southwest Art Fest Featured Frank Frazier’s Visual Arts Collection in Killeen

The 2021 Southwest Art Fest (SWAF) hosted by Endeavors Performing Arts & Special Events Venue in Killeen, TX featured the

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“Wake Up and Stay Woke: Running for Life,” By Dr. Williams

A vibrant group gathered at the African American Museum at Fair Park to hear about the one and only Dick

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Study: Poor, Low-Income Voters Comprised Over One-Third of Those Casting Ballots in 2020 Presidential Election

Turnout follows outreach by Poor People’s Campaign; was especially strong in 9 battleground states Poor and low-income people accounted for

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Biden Administration Corrects Misinformation on HBCU Funding

Refuting the misinformation that’s promulgated over social media and in Republican circles, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

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Ebony Magazine Publishing Launches Ebony Book Club

Ebony Magazine Publishing, the publishing arm of the iconic Ebony Magazine, America’s most recognizable African American brand announced the launch

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Stolen Bruce’s Beach Property Returned to Black Family

The story behind Bruce’s Beach tells a narrative of Black ownership in America. The original property owners of the resort,

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Poetry Foundation Announces 2021 Pegasus Awards and Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships Winners

Celebrating contemporary poets in living lineage with one another CHICAGO, September 29, 2021 — The Poetry Foundation announces Patricia Smith

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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. pledges $1 million to support lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., an international collegiate and nonprofit community service organization, plans to raise $1

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

Thousands March on For Voting Rights, D.C. Statehood

Marchers rallied in the nation’s capital and cities across the country, demanding passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement

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OUR VOICES: Miles to Go Before We Rest, Fighting Voter Suppression

For members of Texas Legislature and those who work in its orbit, the days since the 87th Regular Session ended

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What A Difference: What Does Injustice and Disparity Look Like in Practice?

  Fayetteville State, a Historically Black University (HBCU), gets a new Chancellor. Outrage ensues. What was the outrage about? Was

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From the Archives: This Way to Fair Share: The Politicians, Political Parties and Voters

 This week we look at the necessary parties and the roles that they’ll have to play if economic equity for

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Virtual Events: Join this Discussion – The New Black Student Movement

Join this discussion sponsored by the FSUNAA Civic Engagement & Advocacy Committee Coverage and promotion by Greater Diversity News (GDN) 

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North Carolina NAACP Youth and College Advisor Endorses “A Call to Colors” New Black Student Movement Strategy

“The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and

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A New Decade, A New Politics, A New Economics – Institutionalizing Civic/Voter Engagement – GDN Exclusive

In the 2018 and 2020 midterm and general elections, the politics of deliberate and systematic voter suppression created an enormous

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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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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

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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Mack Major Makes a Difference in Real Estate and Economic Development

Mack Major has always exhibited a knack for entrepreneurism. It was not because of a need for money but mostly

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Podcast Highlights the Contributions of Black Women in the American Workforce, Ongoing Fight For Equal Pay

In recognition of ongoing disparities that affect millions of Black women, In These Times magazine and the Leonard C. Goodman Institute

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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

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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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer

In Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, investigative journalist Jane Mayer

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