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Student Activism: Being Active Pays Off

Young people perceive such social vices as injustice, inequality, deceit, and duplicity with the maximum passion

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The Challenges Queens Faced – GDN Exclusive

In unpacking the matters of civic engagement on HBCU campuses, we must ask ourselves what were

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President-Elect Biden Says Police Would Have Reacted Far Different With Black Lives Matter Protestors

President-elect Joe Biden pulled no punches on Thursday when he spoke about the violent mob that

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An Open Fund for Projects Debunking Vaccine Misinformation

The global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is exacerbating a perennial problem of misinformation about immunization. To

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Maxine Waters’ Warnings to Capitol Police Chief Was Ignored, Says Trump Should Be Impeached, Charged

California Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters said the Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund ignored warnings that an

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U.S. Attorney Seeking Sedition and Conspiracy Charges in Aftermath of Capitol Riot

Sedition and conspiracy are among the most severe charges federal prosecutors said they were looking into

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Ex-Michigan Governor Facing Charges in Flint Water Contamination

Nearly seven years after water provided to the residents of the majority Black city of Flint,

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Is Removing Confederate Monuments, Changing Sports Teams Names Just A Distraction?

Protests and unrest in 2020 sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis shined

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The Joint Center Commends Senator Mark Warner for Hiring Lauren Marshall as Legislative Director

Marshall is One of Only Three Black Senate Legislative Directors WASHINGTON — Today, the Joint Center

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US Capitol Mob Highlights 5 Reasons Not to Underestimate Far-Right Extremists

In the wake of the mob incursion that took over the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6,

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Why Trump’s Challenges to Democracy Will Be a Big Problem for Biden

When a mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and stopped Congress from certifying Joe

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A Scholar of American Anti-Semitism Explains the Hate Symbols Present During the Us Capitol Riot

One of the many horrifying images from the Jan. 6 rampage on the U.S. Capitol shows

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18 Million Us Children Are at Risk of Hunger: How Is the Problem Being Addressed and What More Can Be Done?

Editor’s note: The economic crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has increased the number of Americans

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Attorney Ben Crump Wants White Woman Who Attack Black Teen Over Cell Phone Prosecuted

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump said, “enough is enough.” The famed lawyer has demanded that New

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Louisville (Finally) Terminates Cops Involved in the Death of Breonna Taylor

The City of Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday, fired Det. Myles Cosgrove, the police officer who shot

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The Uncomfortable Questions Facing Capitol Police Over the Security Breach by MAGA Mob

When die-hard Trump supporters are able to storm the U.S. Capitol and forcefully occupy offices in the House

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‘We Took the Capitol’ Trump Supporters Storm the Chambers of Congress

Thousands of President Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as Vice President Mike

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Hip Hop Pioneer Dr. Dre Hospitalized in Los Angeles After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Hip Hop pioneer Dr. Dre, who first rose to fame in the 1980s with the rap

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Outrage and More Despair as Prosecutors Fail to Charge Officers in Jacob Blake Case

The Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer who shot Jacob Blake last August will not face criminal charges,

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Visualizing a Trip to Kenya Africa from the Safety of Your Home

With the pandemic badly hamstringing travel plans for so many people, the National Newspaper Publishers Association

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In First Act of New Congress, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces Reparations Bill

With the start of the 117th Congress this week, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), a senior

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RECAP: Rev. Raphael Warnock’s Historic Win in Georgia Senate Race

The racial awakening in the United States last year after the police killings of Breonna Taylor

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Rashad Robinson, The President Of Color Of Change, Is Holding Corporations Accountable And Building Black Political Power

Economic and social inequalities between white and Black people have gained global attention in a big

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Statement by National Action Network (Nan) on GA Senate Runoff Elections

The National Action Network congratulates the people of Georgia and it is the dawn of a

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America’s Newest Voters Look Back at the 2020 Election – and Forward to Politics in 2021

As Americans end one year and begin another, one of the most controversial topics of conversation

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AP Votecast: Warnock Relied on Black and Young Voters to Win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgia’s Senate runoff elections were a clash of two closely matched coalitions, with Democrat Raphael

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How Kids Can Benefit From Mindfulness Training

Now that 2021 is here, many are looking for new ways to manage stress. Although mindfulness

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‘Era of Small Ideas Is Over’: With Democrats Poised to Seize Senate, Progressives Say Party Has Mandate

With the Democratic Party poised to take control of the U.S. Senate on the back of projected victories

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Voting in Georgia Runoff Went Better Than June’s Disastrous Primary, but Trouble Still Linger

Rev. Raphael Warnock’s electoral victory over Sen. Kelly Loeffler Tuesday night—and the apparent success of Jon

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Trump Tapped Into White Victimhood – Leaving Fertile Ground for White Supremacists

Despite failed lawsuits, recounts and formal confirmation that President-elect Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election,

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Donald Trump Spent Almost a Year Playing Golf During Presidency

President Donald Trump has spent 307 days, almost a full year, golfing during his presidency. The

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CDC’s Chief COVID-19 Health Equity Officer Talks New Virus Variant, Safety with the Black Press

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is monitoring a new strain of the

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Happy New Year! – Remembering the Silver Linings of 2020

There was little to celebrate or be happy about in 2020, particularly for Black America. So,

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Boston Red Sox Hire Bianca Smith as First Black Woman Coach in Baseball History

Bianca Smith, an African American woman, has made baseball history. Smith, who most recently served as

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Biden Heads to Georgia with Message: ‘Send Me These Two Men’

The importance of the Senate runoff elections in Georgia cannot be overstated. It is why President-elect

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Georgia Senate Races Will Decide the Fate of Biden’s Presidency

On January 5, a set of runoff elections between Republican Senator incumbents Kelly Loeffler and David

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NNPA Hosts Series of Interviews on Closing Education Achievement Gap

Not only have K-12 students felt the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but college students

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Doctor Susan Moore, An African American Physician, Chronicles the Racist Medical Care that Led to Her Death

The disparities in health care treatment for African Americans extend not only to the millions of

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Educators Say They Must Act During the Pandemic to Close Widening Learning Gap

The lack of a quiet place to work and resources like internet service often hamstrings students

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Former NBA Star Junior Bridgeman Purchases EBONY Magazine

The legendary EBONY magazine is being revived. Former NBA star Junior Bridgeman reportedly has anted-up $14

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President-Elect Biden Nominates Miguel Cardona for Education Secretary

Campaign Continues to Live up to Diversity Promise On Wednesday, December 23, President-elect Joe Biden selected

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While Some Minority Students and Teachers Thrive in Distant Learning, Others Struggle Daily

Sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NNPA continues its campaign to raise awareness

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Can Joe Biden ‘Heal’ the United States? Political Experts Disagree

Editor’s note: When Joe Biden becomes president on Jan. 20, 2021, he will lead a fractured

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The Morality of Feeling Equal Empathy for Strangers and Family Alike

The year 2020 has been no stranger to suffering. In the midst of a global pandemic, widespread financial

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Seven Research-Based Resolutions to Strengthen Your Relationships in the Year Ahead

The new year is going to be better. It has to be better. Maybe you’re one

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The Truth in Black and White: An Apology from The Kansas City Star

Today we are telling the story of a powerful local business that has done wrong. For

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Dr. Dominique Harrison Joins Joint Center as Director of Technology Policy

The Joint Center is excited to announce Dr. Dominique Harrison has joined the team as Director of our Technology Policy

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