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16-Year Old Headed to College, Chooses HBCU Over Yale and Harvard

Curtis Lawrence, a 16-year old boy from Washington, DC that has already graduated high school, has

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How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? Sleep Is an Essential Part of Life

Just like eating, drinking or breathing, sleep is an essential part of life. In fact, all animals do

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Why Business School Efforts to Recruit More Diverse Faculties Are Failing

Despite the increasing diversity among America’s college students, business school professors remain overwhelmingly white. In U.S. business schools,

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From Rodney King to George Floyd, How Video Evidence Can Be Differently Interpreted in Courts

News media coverage of Derek Chauvin’s trial for the murder of George Floyd highlighted the role

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The Value of The HBCU Experience and The New Black Student Movement (NBSM) – GDN Exclusive

Maya Martin grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina with family who values education…a lot. She’s a

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Biden-Harris Administration Delivers Funds to Support Older Americans’ Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living has released $1.4 billion

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Darryl Strawberry Tells Black Press How Everyone Can Make a Turnaround in Life

Just as it did when he first arrived in the major leagues 38 years ago, Darryl

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14-Year Old Creates Hilarious 2-Minute Video About a Dysfunctional Black Family Meeting

DJ Lee, a 14-year old YouTuber from Southern California, cleverly pokes fun in his latest video

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A Coral Reef Dies as Climate Change Devastates One of the Most Pristine Tropical Island Areas on Earth

The Chagos Archipelago is one of the most remote, seemingly idyllic places on Earth. Coconut-covered sandy beaches with

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Cities Have Long Struggled to Reform Their Police – Community and Officer Buy-in Might Be Key

The guilty verdicts delivered against Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021, represented a landmark moment – but courtroom

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Calls for Justice at N.C. Funeral of Andrew Brown Jr. Shot and Killed by Deputies

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Mourners gathered Monday for the funeral of Andrew Brown Jr., a

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Renee Montgomery Makes History in Purchasing WNBA’s Atlanta Dream

Renee Montgomery, a two-time WNBA champion and vice president of the Atlanta Dream, has purchased a

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The Supreme Court Can Protect Black Lives By Ending Qualified Immunity

Last year, we witnessed another crushing blow in the fight to end police violence against Black

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Oakland Program Distributes $500 to Families of Color

In the middle of a worldwide awakening to the centuries-old racism and oppression suffered by Black

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EBONY 75th Anniversary Book Chronicles Black American Excellence and History

Since 1945, Ebony has chronicled Black life and the multitude of contributions of generations of African American icons,

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Of Land and Nation – Building Community and Safe Places for Ourselves

(This is the first in an occasional series of articles spotlighting efforts of Blacks to do

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Judge Dismisses Another Lawsuit Regarding Michael Jackson “Neverland” Accusers

On April 27, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mark Young dismissed a lawsuit brought by

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The New Face of Poverty and the Mass Incarceration of America’s Children

The number of children arrested and incarcerated has declined over the past decade, primarily due to

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Breonna Taylor: Department of Justice Announces Investigation into Louisville Police

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on April 27 that the U.S. Justice Department will investigate police

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Minnesota Police Officer Charged with Manslaughter in Daunte Wright Shooting

ACLU Posts Advisory to Black Motorists Kim Potter, the former Brooklyn Center police officer who resigned

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Nine Step-by-Step Actions for Turning Your Idea Into a Business

You have a great idea for a new small business. Congratulations! Now, what do you do

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Early Christian Thinkers Made a Case for Reparations That Has Striking Relevance Today

Reparations to Black Americans for centuries of slavery and oppression have been discussed for a long

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Qanon Hasn’t Gone Away – It’s Alive and Kicking in States Across the Country

“There’s a sucker born every minute” is a phrase closely associated with P. T. Barnum, an American

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The FBI Is Breaking Into Corporate Computers To Remove Malicious Code – Smart Cyber Defense or Government Overreach?

The FBI has the authority right now to access privately owned computers without their owners’ knowledge

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Shhhh, They’re Listening – Inside the Coming Voice-Profiling Revolution

You decide to call a store that sells some hiking boots you’re thinking of buying. As

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Up to 390,000 Federal Contractors Will See a Raise Under the Biden-Harris Executive Order

Today the Biden-Harris administration issued an executive order requiring federal contractors to pay a minimum wage

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Walk Against the Mountain Valley Southgate Pipeline

Raleigh, NC – The proposed Mountain Valley Southgate Pipeline, also known as MVP is a 303

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Private Autopsy Shows Deputies Shot Andrew Brown Jr. 5 Times

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Lawyers for the family of Andrew Brown Jr., who was shot and

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The Other George Floyd Story: How Media Freedom LED to Conviction in His Killer’s Trial

When 17-year-old Darnella Frazier started recording video of Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin murdering George Floyd, she initiated a

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The Majority of all U.S. Children are Those of Color

In 2019, there were more than 73 million children in the United States – making up

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Lawmakers Seek To Stop DOJ Use Of Algorithms and ‘Dirty Policing’

A New York University Law Review recently found that law enforcement agencies “are increasingly using predictive

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Candidate Hopes Voters Will Embrace a More Diverse and Business Savvy Council

Between participating in media interviews, Christie K. Moore was out walking the streets of Mansfield, Texas

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National Health Equity Strategy to Confront the Nation’s Crisis in Racial Health Disparities

Sets Goal to Reduce Racial Disparities in Maternal Health by 50% in Five Years CHICAGO, IL 

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President Biden Announces Executive Orders to Curb Gun Violence

Determining that “enough is enough,” President Joe Biden announced a series of executive actions to reduce

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First Black Male Valedictorian at Oakland Tech Accepted at 11 Universities

An A student at Oakland Technical High School with a 4.7 grade point average is set to

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Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis Brings Attention to Solving Long-Ignored Racial Gaps in Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has joined hundreds of cities and counties across the country in

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Black Man Shot and Paralyzed by Iowa Police Officer to Get $8M Settlement

Jerime Mitchell, an unarmed Black man from Iowa who was left paralyzed after being shot by

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