Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Targets Lead Pipes That Threaten Public Health

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan includes a proposal to upgrade the U.S. drinking water distribution system by removing and replacing

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Georgia Voter Suppression Efforts May Not Change Election Results Much

There has been understandable outrage and widespread criticism of the new voting laws in Georgia – and of similar efforts in other states. These laws would likely

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Police Academies Dedicate 3.21% Of Training Hours to Ethics and Other Public Service Topics

Police academies provide little training in the kinds of skills necessary to meet officers’ growing public service role, according to

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A Transformational President: Keeping Promises and Getting the Country Back on Track

President Biden has completed the first 100-days milestone that has been used since Franklin Roosevelt to assess new presidents’ progress

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The Big Lie as Journalism: Murdock Paper Publishes “Book” Lie on Vice President Harris

On April 23, The New York Post published and then edited a story that claimed that a children’s book by

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Black Voters Matter, War4life Adds Holla! Annual 5k as a Stop on Their COVID-19 Bus Tour

“GOTVaccine” mini bus tour to provide HOLLA! participants with free COVID-19 testing, vaccines, face masks, school supplies and more North

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The NAACP and The New Black Student Movement (NBSM) – GDN Exclusive

Is a new black student movement needed?  At a recent Zoom meeting, Fayetteville State University (FSU) students answered in the

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Civil Rights Groups Sue Georgia Over New Sweeping Voter Suppression Law

ATLANTA — Civil rights groups have filed a new federal lawsuit against Georgia’s sweeping law that makes it much harder for all

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DOJ Seeks to Clean up Police Departments Around the Country

When U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Department of Justice had opened a civil investigation to determine whether

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President Biden Expected to Ramp Up Efforts to Pass Voter Access, Election Integrity Bill

President Joe Biden plans to continue speaking with senators this week about passing H.R. 1, a bill that addresses voter

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White House Throws Full Support Behind DC Statehood

The Biden Administration strongly supports H.R. 51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, and the President on Tuesday urged swift passage

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Children’s Defense Fund Preparing to Open Summer Freedom Schools

The Children’s Defense Fund has always lived by the motto that children are the future. As young people of color

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

Virtual Events: Join this Discussion – Do We Needa 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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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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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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