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The Digital Divide Is a Human Rights Issue: Advancing Social Inclusion Through Social Work Advocacy

Journal of Human Rights and Social Work volume 6, pages 130–143 (2021) The role of technology and importance of access to high-speed

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How Vulnerable Is Your Personal Information? Four Essential Reads

When you enter your personal information or credit card number into a website, do you have a moment of hesitation?

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Independent Commissions Can Ditch Partisanship and Make Redistricting Fairer to Voters

States across the U.S. are drawing new electoral districts for the next decade in a process called redistricting. In some

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Quitting Your Job or Thinking About Joining the ‘Great Resignation’? Here’s What an Employment Lawyer Advises

Record numbers of Americans have quit their jobs in recent months, with more than 4.4 million submitting their resignation in

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President Biden Sounds Warning on Omicron Variant

President Joe Biden cautioned Americans not to panic as omicron, the latest COVID-19 variant, threatens to further stall recovery from

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IN MEMORIAM: Pioneering Black Golf Champ Lee Elder Dies at 87

Lee Elder, a golfing pioneer, and the first Black player to compete in the Masters has died at 87. “It’s

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Severe Obsession’ is Driving Bill Cosby Prosecutor to Appeal Comedian’s Freedom to U.S. Supreme Court

When Kevin Steele ran for Montgomery County District Attorney in 2015, much of his campaign centered on one theme: prosecute

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Star Athlete Quits Prestigious New York Prep School over Racist Remarks

Student protests have continued at one of New York’s premier college preparatory schools after an assistant athletic director made a

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Offers an Opportunity To Make a Healthy Shift in Body Ideals

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyday life for many people in both trivial and profound ways. Embracing pants without a

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

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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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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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

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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Tina Knowles-Lawson and Beverly Johnson Celebrate the Boss Network’s 12th Anniversary With the 2021 “Ladies That Lead Conference”

Chicago, IL — The BOSS Network, an online community of professional and entrepreneurial women who support each other through digital

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American Bridge and Gov. Deval Patrick Announce Multi-Million-Dollar Investment in Grassroots Organizing

American Bridge 21st Century Foundation announced the launch of BridgeTogether, a new c(3) and c(4) fund established to support year-round

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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

“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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