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The History of Voter ID Laws Defeating Voter Suppression

EDUCATE, ORGANIZE AND MOBILIZE: Voter ID laws require voters to present in most instances, some type of state issued photo identification in order to vote.  It is important to note that most voter ID legislation is coming from Republican controlled states

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Citizen Koch in North Carolina

What do North Carolina and Wisconsin have in common? On the surface of it, perhaps not much: one has subzero winter temperatures and the other sweltering summers with off the charts humidity. But more and more people are seeing parallels

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Download GDN Edition Jan. 23, 2014

We need your help to respond to attacks, against the interest of our leaders and communities, being funded by the billionaire Koch brothers, Art Pope and other rich right-wing benefactors. Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national

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Voter ID Victory

The bad back that awakened me at 6:00 a.m. on this birthday morning and that spurred unpleasant thoughts of growing old dissipated in an instant with an email alert that our long-awaited decision in the voter ID had issued. I didn’t have

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White House to Expand Education Opportunity

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Thirty years ago, one year of tuition, room, and board at a nation’s four-year, degree-granting institution cost $8,756 on average (or $3,499, when adjusted for inflation).  As of 2010, that figure had almost tripled to $22,092 –

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Documentary: Old People Driving chronicles the adventures of 96-year-old Milton and 99-year-old Herbert

Old People Driving chronicles the adventures of 96-year-old Milton and 99-year-old Herbert as they confront the end of their driving years. The film follows Herbert as he takes his last drive, hands over his keys and comes to terms with the

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Pennsylvania Victory: Wilmington Native Defeating Voter Suppression

Readers will have to pardon me this week as I confess to the sin of pride.  But proud I am and so should be the millions around the country threatened by and fighting against voter suppression.  Last week the Commonwealth

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Download GDN Edition Jan. 16, 2014

We need your help to respond to attacks, against the interest of our leaders and communities, being funded by the billionaire Koch brothers, Art Pope and other rich right-wing benefactors. Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national

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MLK: The Assassination Tapes

April 4, 1968. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is gunned down on the balcony of a hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. It was all caught on film, tape and audio. So why have we seen so little of it? The

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The Whole World is Watching Voter Suppression Laws

Over the past few months we’ve covered many aspects of voter suppression, its targets and the threat it poses to our democracy.  This week we’ll take a look at voter ID and the way voter suppression is being viewed in

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Download GDN Edition Jan. 9, 2014

We need your help to respond to attacks, against the interest of our leaders and communities, being funded by the billionaire Koch brothers, Art Pope and other rich right-wing benefactors. Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national

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Teachers: Preventing and Addressing Behavior Problems Tips from the What Works Clearinghouse™

After the winter break, transitioning back to school — and back to good classroom behavior — can be challenging for students. The WWC offers evidence-based strategies you can use today to prevent and address behavior problems so everyone can enjoy

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African American Novelist Writes A Book About Gun Violence in America

Carla P. J. Livingston Reveals the reality of angels forewarning Americans about guns Dallas, TX — Carla P. J. Livingston got so frustrated with gun violence in our country; she wrote a novel about angels visiting America in the midst of

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Download GDN Edition Jan. 2, 2014

We need your help to respond to attacks, against the interest of our leaders and communities, being funded by the billionaire Koch brothers, Art Pope and other rich right-wing benefactors. Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national

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Secrets for Generating a Second Income

(StatePoint) In today’s tumultuous economic times, extra income is not just a luxury, but a necessary safety net, according to many financial experts. “Relying solely on a single employer to make ends meet is a surefire way to end up struggling,

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New Year’s Resolutions for Small Businesses

(StatePoint) It’s not just individuals who can benefit from New Year’s resolutions. Businesses can also use the new year as an opportunity to reflect on how to improve in the year to come. With that in mind, here is a resolution

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Voter Suppression Group’s Poll Finds Most Do Not Consider Voter Fraud A Significant Problem

A new poll by a pro-voter suppression group asked 1,000 American adults about the issue of voter fraud in the United States. And despite their arguably slanted question, just 36 percent of those polled agreed with the group’s premise that it is

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Defeating voter suppression The North Carolina Model: Educate, Organize and Mobilize

The N.C. Model campaign to defeat voter suppression is designed to help create a blueprint that highlights the various parts, participants and processes of our statewide effort to protect democracy and promote our constitutionally guaranteed right to "one man one

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