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Take-at-Home Tests Boost Colorectal Cancer Screening 10x for the Underserved

“Colorectal cancer screening rates remain limited in underserved populations, which includes those in the clinic we partnered with,” Shivan Mehta,

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Access to Hard-to-Find Targeted Cancer Therapies, Support Services Through AllianceRX Walgreens Prime

ORLANDO, FL – Learning you have cancer can be difficult, and diagnosis of a rare cancer brings its own set

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How Philadelphia’s Black Churches Overcame Disease, Depression and Civil Strife

The Black Church is an institution that was forged in crises. Through slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation and the civil rights era,

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‘Jaws of Life’ Used to Extract Tiger Woods from Mangled Vehicle in Los Angeles

Golfing superstar Tiger Woods is reportedly in critical condition in a Los Angeles area hospital after a single-car accident on

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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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Black History’s Unsung Hero of the Civil War

Educated and ambitious are terms most historians use to describe Christian Abraham Fleetwood, born free and Black in Baltimore in

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Study Suggests Drinking Caffeinated Coffee May Reduce Heart Failure

“While smoking, age and high blood pressure are among the most well-known heart disease risk factors, unidentified risk factors for

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Elizabeth Keckley, Thirty Years a Slave, Four Years in the White House

A Black woman’s memoir published 153 years ago still tops Amazon’s books sales chart. “Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years

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CDC: Life Expectancy of Black Men Has Dropped by Three Years

  Black Americans have lost three years in life expectancy over the last two years according to estimates by the

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Rev. Raphael Warnock’s Historic Us Senate Win Broke More Barriers Than You May Think

When Rev. Raphael Warnock prevailed in the special election on Jan. 5, he was the first African American from Georgia to win

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She Bought Freedom for Herself and Other Slaves

In her early years, Alethia Browning Tanner sold vegetables in a produce stall near President’s Square – now known as

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How Can We Narrow the Black Homeownership Gap?

Despite ongoing challenges due to the pandemic, Black Americans joined the many homebuyers looking for a space to call their

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

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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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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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

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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New Finance Book Empowers Black Americans to Reset Cultural Mindsets and Expand Net Worth

With Black History Month upon us, African Americans looking to level up their finances in 2021 while reflecting on our

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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

Elizabeth Keckley, Thirty Years a Slave, Four Years in the White House

A Black woman’s memoir published 153 years ago still tops Amazon’s books sales chart. “Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years

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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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