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2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Was a Record-Smasher – and It’s Raising More Concerns About Climate Change

It was clear before the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season started that it was going to be busy.

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Why Waiters Give Black Customers Poor Service

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea When Black diners get poorer

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Nonprofits Are Struggling To Do More With Less: Five Questions Answered

Historically, nonprofits have gotten nearly a third of their charitable donations just during the month of December. In

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US Food Banks Struggle as 1 in 6 Families With Children Don’t Have Enough To Eat

One in six U.S. families with children don’t have enough to eat this holiday season, a

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Parler Social Media Platform Attracts Millions of Trump Supporters, Anti-Semites and White Supremacists

Since the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Parler has caught on among right-wing politicians and “influencers” – people with

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To Prevent ‘Another Right-Wing Authoritarian’, Democrats Must Pursue Bold Working Class Agenda

Warning that a failure to deliver real material gains to the U.S. working class could lay

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Stock Market Soars and Billionaire Wealth Swells by $1 Trillion as Food Lines Stretch ‘As Far As the Eye Can See’

Ahead of Thanksgiving, millions of families are in need of food assistance due to Covid-19 related

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MUSC Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Earns Positions as ‘Top College For Diversity’

Charleston, SC — INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication and website in higher education, has

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How Joe Biden Did So Well in Georgia – and the State’s Rich History of Civil Rights Advocacy.

For nearly 30 years, the state of Georgia has voted reliably Republican in presidential elections. Not

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How George Washington Used His First Thanksgiving as President To Unite a New Country

On Thursday, Nov. 26, 1789, George Washington woke early. Assisted by his enslaved valets – William “Billy”

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Georgia’s Political Shift – a Tale of Urban and Suburban Change

Over the past 36 years, the state of Georgia has voted for Republican presidential candidates in

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Open Letter to Georgia Citizens from SistersUnited4Reform: Largest Coalition of Members from African American Women’s Organizations

Dear Georgia Citizens, This message is for all the courageous Georgian voters of color, particularly our

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IN MEMORIAM: David Dinkins, New York’s First and Only Black Mayor, Dies at 93

David Dinkins was the stuff of political legend in New York’s Harlem. From 1990 to 1993,

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Why Do Older People Heal More Slowly? Decades of Life Slow Down Healing

I recently visited an 83-year-old patient in the hospital after EMTs rushed her to the ER

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A Century Ago, James Weldon Johnson Became the First Black Person To Head the NAACP

In this moment of national racial reckoning, many Americans are taking time to learn about chapters in

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‘My Vote Will Be Black’ – a Wave of Afro-Brazilian Women Ran for Office in 2020 but Found Glass Ceiling Hard To Break

Messages urging Afro-Brazilians to support Black candidates filled social media in the days before Brazil’s Nov.

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School Suspensions Don’t Just Unfairly Penalize Black Students – They Lead To Lower Grades and ‘Black Flight’

School suspensions are intended to deter violence and punish students who demonstrate problematic behavior. Yet, when

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A Brief History of Georgia’s Runoff Voting – and Its Racist Roots

Across the U.S., many states use different electoral systems. That’s because the federal government doesn’t run

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Biden Picks Foreign Service Veteran Linda Thomas-Greenfield For U.N. Ambassador

Growing up in segregated Louisiana, Linda Thomas-Greenfield says she learned to face adversity. Now, the career

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Pandemic Forces Families Thanksgiving Traditions to Online Platforms

Honey-baked ham, collard greens, baked macaroni and cheese, and candied yams. For many, particularly in the

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Erase Student Loan Debt Which Widens Racial Wealth Gap

President-elect Joe Biden wants to immediately erase student loan debt, a move that could prove more

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California Judge Tosses Sexual Assault Suit against Russell Simmons

A California judge has tossed out a $10 million lawsuit, alleging sexual assault, against hip-hop icon

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Biden-Harris Administration Tasked with Dismantling America’s History of Hate

A lot of past cruelties can underscore America’s history of hate. Today, one could capture that

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The Power of Trust and Truth – COVID-19 Has Killed Over 230,000 in the U.S.

Getting and sharing the facts about COVID-19, trusting science can help turn tide for pandemic-strapped communities

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Former College Basketball Standout’s New Book Teaches ‘How to Play Basketball the Fun Way’

Jenarie Davis-Middleton is a self-described unconventional writer who likes to share life experiences. A wife and

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Biden Announces Key Staff Appointments

  President-elect Joe Biden has announced members of his White House senior staff, including naming former

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S.T.A.R. Development Works to Open New Doors of Opportunity for HBCU Basketball Talent

Program provides much-needed FREE support for HBCUs hit by COVID-19 CHICAGO, IL – Chicago is a mecca

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How mRNA Vaccines From Pfizer and Moderna Work, Why They’re a Breakthrough

As the weather cools, the number of infections of the COVID-19 pandemic are rising sharply. Hamstrung by

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Patsy Takemoto Mink Blazed the Trail for Kamala Harris – Not Famous White Woman Susan B. Anthony

Clad in suffragette white, Kamala Harris used her first speech as the United States’ first female vice

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CDC Warns Against Thanksgiving Travel, Here Are a Dozen More Things You Can Do To Help Stop COVID-19

As Americans prepare for the first Thanksgiving in the time of the coronavirus, the Centers for

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Three Reasons for Information Exhaustion – and What To Do About It

Caption above: A woman views a manipulated video that changes what is said by President Donald

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Trump Invitation To Michigan Lawmakers Could Spark State and Federal Political Crisis

The state of Michigan, and the United States as a whole, may face a political crisis

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7 Things President-Elect Biden Can Achieve on Health Care

President-elect Joe Biden has plenty of work ahead of him; reining in the out-of-control pandemic tops the list,

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Rebuild and Grow My Personal Finances During Challenging Times?

Wells Fargo Advertorial: Rebuilding All of us have had to adjust to living in a very

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Ford Law Career Academy Aims to Increase Diversity in Legal Profession

All-new educational concept intends to make pursuit of a legal education more appealing and welcoming to

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New Coronavirus Vaccine Requires ‘Trust’ of African American Community

News that Pfizer and BioNTech’s announcement that their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90 percent effective

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Comedian Sinbad Recovering from a Stroke

  Sinbad, the talented comedian whose reputation has endeared him to millions of fans on television,

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Speculation Swirls that Trump Will Resign, Clearing Way for Pardon by VP Pence

According to multiple news reports, with the walls of defeat from the 2020 election closing in,

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Black-owned Greeting Card Brand, Culture Greetings, Now Offers In-Store Pickup at Walgreens

Atlanta, GA—Culture Greetings, a woman-led and Black-owned greeting card company, announces the launch of a new

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African American Woman, Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, Makes US Naval Academy History

Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, a mechanical engineering major from Illinois, has been named brigade commander

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What Monoclonal Antibodies Are – and Why We Need Them as Well as a Vaccine

When President Trump was diagnosed with COVID-19, one of the cutting-edge experimental therapies he received was a mixture of

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HBCU Football Coach Buddy Pough Joins Effort to Attract More African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Columbia, SC — SC State University Head Football Coach Oliver “Buddy” Pough hosted a Tailgate Tour of

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Over $400M Projected to Be Spent During Shop Black Week 2020 With Black-Owned Businesses

As Black Friday approaches, early projections indicate that over $400 million will be spent during Shop Black

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Once a Symbol of Desegregation, Ruby Bridges’ School Now Reflects Another Battle Engulfing Public Education

On Nov. 14, 1960, after a long summer and autumn of volleys between the Louisiana Legislature

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Killing of Black Teenager, Quawan “Bobby” Charles, was ‘Emmett Till-like Lynching’ Says Local Residents

Who is Quawan “Bobby” Charles, and why are some comparing his death to Emmett Till? The

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Minority Employees v. Amazon: Rev. Jackson, CK Hoffler, Announce Support of Class Action Lawsuit

Rev. Jesse Jackson has announced his support for former Amazon employee Chris Smalls, who has spearheaded

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‘How Did 12 Percent of Black Men vote for Trump?’

Juan Williams posited that he’s a Black man born in a Latin country and grew up

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As Trump’s Election Lies Continue, So Does His “Extremely Misleading” Fundraising Grift

As President Donald Trump tries to delegitimize the results of a presidential contest in which he “got his ass

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12-Year Old to Become Youngest Composer of New York City Orchestra

New York, NY — Grace Moore, a 12-year old girl from New York, has made history as

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The Matrix Is Already Here: Social Media Promised To Connect Us, but Left Us Isolated, Scared and Tribal

About a year ago I began to follow my interest in health and fitness on Instagram.

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