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The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965–1972

Between 1965 and 1972, African American students at upwards of a thousand historically black and white American colleges and universities organized, demanded, and protested for Black Studies, progressive Black universities, new faces, new ideas–in short, a truly diverse system of higher

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Challenges Abound in Repairing America’s Foster Care System

  “For children in foster care, we need to follow the science,” Dr. Wilborn insisted. According to the Children’s Defense Fund, children in foster care represent the most vulnerable youth in America. Of the 423,997 in foster care in 2019

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Alarming CDC Memo Reveals Vaccinated Individuals Spread Delta Variant as Much as the Unvaccinated

Anyone who wants to lessen their chances of contracting the coronavirus, and anyone wishing to avoid potentially spreading the new Delta variant, should wear a mask and get vaccinated … at the least. In an alarming reveal by the Centers

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Poetry Foundation and Complexly Announce New Ours Poetica Co-Curators

 CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation and Complexly announce the new co-curators of the twice-weekly YouTube series Ours Poetica: Charlotte Abotsi and Sarah Kay. The poetic duo will continue inviting guests to share poems they love with audiences in short

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The Genius and Foresight of Prince Revealed Again in ‘Welcome 2 America’

It is rare when a posthumous CD receives the rave reviews as Prince’s “Welcome 2 America.” It is even rarer when the previously unreleased music was hidden in plain sight for more than a decade. Yes, Prince played many of

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TUNE IN REMINDER – TEGNA’s Locked On Launches First Daily HBCU Podcast Initiative

TEGNA Inc.’s Locked On, the leading local sports podcast network with daily shows for all “Big 4” professional sports leagues and major college programs is debuting Locked On HBCU, a podcast fully dedicated to HBCU sports and athletes on Monday,

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Norman Lear: As I Begin My 100th Year, I’m Baffled That Voting Rights Are Still Under Attack

I woke up today at the start of my 100th year as a citizen of this beautiful, bewildering country. I am proud of the progress we’ve made in my first 99 years, and it breaks my heart to see it

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The Death of Kay Debow Alford, Co-Founder of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Leaves a Void in Black Business Empowerment

The National Black Chamber of Commerce announced this week the death of its co-founder Kay DeBow Alford on July 19, 2021. Highly focused, efficient and determined, Kay was the linchpin of the Chamber, defining multitasking to its highest degree. Kay,

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Police Officer at Capitol Riot Hearing Says, ‘Hitman’ Sent the Rioters

The words rolled off U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn’s tongue so easily, yet it still proved as stunning an indictment as any ever leveled at former President Donald Trump. “There was an attack on Jan. 6, and a hitman

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National Civil Rights and Personal Injury Attorneys Ben Crump and Bob Hilliard Uncovering Widespread Racism in Banking

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorneys Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and Bob Hilliard of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales announced today that they are reviewing a host of cases of racial profiling and discrimination

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Companies, Non-Profits, Government Agencies Make Combined Commitment to Alert Millions to Emergency Rental Assistance

The White House on Wednesday, July 28, announced commitments from major companies, nonprofits, and government agencies to continue an all-out push to make sure tenants and landlords take advantage of federal rental assistance to help cover rent, utilities, and other

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Another Marijuana Vote in Congress – Amendment to Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference

Tomorrow, the House Rules Committee will consider an amendment to protect legal marijuana states from federal interference. Assuming it gets ruled in order, there will then be a crucial vote in the full House of Representatives. This critical measure is

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Why Voters Vote as They Do – From Right to Wrong

Sometimes, it’s not so much ideology as what a party’s leaders stand for. I remember asking one man in my district how he voted and why. He responded, “I always vote for FDR.” This was years after Roosevelt had died.

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Event July 29th: NC Black Alliance Faith-Based Community Action

REGISTER TODAY NC Black Alliance is committed to working with faith-based organizations to address political and social-justice issues that impact our communities. For nearly 15 years, the NC Black Alliance (NCBA) has consistently worked to convene and cultivate Black Elected

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“You Will Know the Truth” A Thriller by Author Leslie T. Thornton

When Nicki Jo Lewis pulls the F Street murder no one is surprised—she’s the best. But this case is different. Three times, the trial is almost derailed, the government’s key witness, a ne’er-d-well named Rolex, is not what he seems

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National Voting Rights Conference Tickets, Fri, Aug 6, 2021 at 8:30 AM | Eventbrite

Participants will walk away with tools and resources needed to mobilize their states and communities to Protect and Free the Vote. About this event The goal of this planning and strategy conference is to bring together key activists from throughout

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Delta Variant Now Makes up 83 Percent of all U.S. COVID Cases

The delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for roughly 83 percent of all U.S. COVID-19 cases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky announced on Tuesday, July 20. “The best way to prevent the spread of

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IN MEMORIAM: Civil Rights Legend Bob Moses Dies at 86

Robert Parris Moses, one of America’s foremost civil rights leaders who stood fearless in the face of violence to register African American voters in the South, has died at the age of 86. His daughter, Maisha Moses, announced his death.

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The Movement for Justice Will Not Be Deterred

The right-wing majority on the Supreme Court just undercut the Voting Rights Act again. Having gutted the section that required pre-approval of state voting laws to protect the rights of minorities to vote in Shelby v. Holder, Republican-appointed justices now

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Biden-Harris Administration to Invest More Than $1.6 Billion to Support COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation in Vulnerable Communities

As Part of Biden’s National Testing Initiatives, More Testing in Congregate Settings Will Help Prevent Infections as Delta Variant Spreads and Vaccinations Continue to Increase NNPA Newswire Report As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing COVID-19 response efforts, the U.S.

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President Biden Nominates Eight for U.S. Attorney Posts

President Joe Biden nominated eight individuals for U.S. Attorney across the country, including nominees for the District of Columbia and Maryland. The President said each “will be indispensable to upholding the rule of law as the top federal law enforcement

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An Update on President Joe Biden’s Promise to “Have our Backs”

July 20, 2021, marked six months that Joseph R. Biden has been President. When I endorsed Joe Biden for President in January 2020, I said, “we know Joe, but most importantly, Joe knows us.” In his remarks following the endorsement,

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Responding to a Need for a “New Black Student Movement?” – GDN Exclusive

The question raised by Greater Diversity News (GDN) can only be answered with “hell-yeah,” a new Black student movement is needed. Now more than ever! Our democracy is under serious attack! Our Nation is threatened from within, and elected state,

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New National Center for Health Statistics Show Grim Reality in Life Expectancy for Hispanics, Blacks

A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics shows the life expectancy for Americans deceased between 2019 and 2020. For Hispanics and African Americans, research is particularly grim. Between 2019 and 2020, life expectancy decreased by 3 years

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While President Biden Addresses Voting Rights, Vice President Harris Hints at Filibuster Remedy

While President Joe Biden asserted his discontent with voter suppression laws making their way through legislatures

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Biden-Harris Administration to Invest More Than $1.6 Billion to Support COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation in Vulnerable Communities

As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing COVID-19 response efforts, the U.S. Department of Health and

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Los Angeles County Returns $75 Million Land to Black Family

Nearly a century after the government allegedly used trickery and eminent domain to seize their valuable

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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

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Election Polls in 2020 Produced ‘Error of Unusual Magnitude,’ Expert Panel Finds, Without Pinpointing Cause

  More than eight months after the acute polling embarrassment in the 2020 U.S. elections –

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Indiana State Police Investigating Death of Black Woman in Custody

Indiana State Police are investigating the death of 23-year-old Ta’neasha Chappel, a Black woman who died

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Forty-eight teens to attend First Tee Game Changers Academy in Philadelphia

Teens to explore issues of race and equality, July 20-24 First Tee, a youth development organization

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Delta Variant Now Makes up 83 Percent of all U.S. COVID Cases

The delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for roughly 83 percent of all U.S. COVID-19

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Kamau Marshall, Top Biden Campaign Spokesman, Joins Office of U.S. Trade Representative

Kamau Marshall, President Joe Biden’s former chief spokesman who helped to guide the 2020 presidential campaign,

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New Partnership Brings Black History to Life Through Google Assistant

  ‘Hey, Google, what happened on this day in Black History?’ is a term that might

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New Research Demonstrates Double Impact of Covid-19 and Systemic Racism on Black Students

  New York, NY, July 21, 2021 — The Black Education Research Collective based at Teachers

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Afraid of Getting Sick While Traveling? Black Physician’s New Book Offers The Solution

Atlanta, GA — COVID is not the only disease we have to worry about when we

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Jamaica Seeking $10.6 Billion in Slave Trade Reparations from Great Britain

Jamaica has put a price tag on slavery and is sending the British government the bill.

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John Lewis’ Fight for a Just Democracy Continues One Year After His Death

Civil Rights Hero Remembered as Voting Rights Come Under Attack (Washington, D.C.) – One year after

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Gifted Education Programs Don’t Benefit Black Students Like They Do White Students

The big idea Participating in a gifted and talented program improved high-ability students’ reading and math

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Meet the Three Sisters With Five HBCU Degrees

The Page sisters — Jamilah, Hadiyah, and Ayannah — have celebrated a special moment together as

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How Effective Is the First Shot of the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccine?

Maybe you’ve postponed your second COVID-19 vaccine appointment, whether because of scheduling hassles or general reluctance.

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What to Do If Your Child Goes Missing

Article provided by FreePeopleSearch.org is one of the leading online services helping families and interested individuals

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How Do You Start Your Own Company?

Have you ever heard the expression “No guts, no glory”? Making your own business starts with

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Teens With Secure Family Relationships ‘Pay It Forward’ With Empathy for Friends

The big idea Teens with more secure family relationships get a head start on developing empathy,

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Poverty in 2021 Looks Different Than in 1964 – but the Us Hasn’t Changed How It Measures Who’s Poor

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson famously declared war on poverty. “The richest nation on Earth

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Action Fund Announces $3 Million in Grants to Save African American Landmarks

The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation,

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Rep. Waters to Join Congressional Delegation to San Diego for Christening of USNS John Lewis

Los Angeles – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, will

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Some Whites Feel Threatened After Former Teacher Launches Black Math Genius Program

Meet LaMailede “Assata” Moore, a former educator and high school principal who has launched the Black

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The Untold Story of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

There is a great story unfolding in Africa. It is a story that literally throws light

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