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Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta – Urges People to Plan for the Health Care They Want

Videos released in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day Portland, OR – Civil rights icon Dolores

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Brenda Mallory to Lead Council on Environmental Quality – Dig Win for Frontline Workers

Washington, D.C. – Today, Lori Lodes, executive director of Climate Power 2020, issued the following statement

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Meet the Founder of a Thriving Black-Owned, Vegan-Friendly Beauty Brand

Meet Nynoka Grant, founder and CEO of Akoyn Beauty, an Atlanta-based Black-owned company that manufactures vegan-friendly personal

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Linda Rawley Thompson – A Champion of Equity and Diversity for New Hanover County, N.C. – GDN Exclusive

Mrs. Linda Rawley Thompson has been the chief diversity and equity officer for New Hanover County

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Ex-Loves, Lies and Video Game Addictions: Pandemic Secrets

Steve Marrow, who founded the kayak website called Paddle About, knew that during the COVID-19 pandemic, going

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I Just Want My Baby Home’ Says Distraught Mom of Unarmed Black Man Killed by Police

Katie Wright, the mother of the 20-year-old African American man shot and killed by police a

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HBCU Grambling State Student To Attend Columbia University, Fulfilling Dying Mother’s Wish

Ayeisha Gipson, a graduating senior at Gambling State University, has endured an almost unimaginable reality over

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Florida GOP Lawmakers Vote to Strip Newspapers of Legal Advertising Revenue

Florida lawmakers are acting like alligators who smell blood – they are out for the kill.

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President on Reparations: “…There Should Be a Discussion About Redress”

Count Raphael Bostic, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, among the growing and vocal majority

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How To Stop Psychopaths and Narcissists From Winning Positions of Power

One of the human race’s biggest problems has been that people who occupy positions of power

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At What Age Are People Usually Happiest? New Research Offers Surprising Clues

If you could be one age for the rest of your life, what would it be?

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MLB’s Decision To Drop Atlanta Highlights the Economic Power Companies Can Wield Over Lawmakers

Major League Baseball knows how to exert leverage over local lawmakers. Over 100 companies, including Delta Air

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How Worried Should You Be About Coronavirus Variants? A Virologist Explains His Concerns

Spring has sprung, and there is a sense of relief in the air. After one year

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Workers Who Won’t Get Vaccinated? Leaders Can’t Let Them Disrupt Business

COVID-19 has kept most employees out of the office for a year. Vaccines, however, will make

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Derek Chauvin Trial: Three Questions to Know About Seeking Racial Justice in a Court of Law

There is a difference between enforcing the law and being the law. The world is now

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IN MEMORIAM: Hip Hop Superstar DMX Has Died at 50 of a Heart Attack

DMX, the sensationally talented and gruff-voiced rap artist and actor who rose from the hardscrabble streets

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Pandemic Recovery Takes More Than Soaring Growth, Countries Must Measure People’s Well-Being Too

Once a country’s economy reaches a certain level of wealth, gross domestic product – which puts

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80-Year Old Black Jewelry Designer Makes History, Releases 24K Gold Medallion Launched by Moijey

Black-owned jewelry company, Moijey Fine Jewelry and Diamonds, has teamed up with Brenda Joyce, an international gemologist

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General Motors Announces 400 Percent Increase in Ad Spending with Black-Owned Media

General Motors, a longtime corporate partner of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), announced increasing advertising

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President Biden Nominates Three Black Women for Federal Court of Appeals

Remember these names: Ketanji Brown Jackson, Tiffany Cunningham, and Candace Jackson-Akiwumi.  These are President Joseph Biden’s first

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53 Years After MLK’s Assassination, Children of Civil Rights Icon Fight Voter Suppression

Fifty-three years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, the slain civil rights icon’s

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With Eviction Cliff Extended, Here’s How Millions Can Keep Their Homes

There is a path to minimize evictions once moratoriums end — while still supporting landlords —

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COVID-19 Testing and Black America – Virus Is Still a Serious Danger to Public

The COVID-19 pandemic across America and throughout the world is still a serious danger to public

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Marvin Scott: Seven Texas Police Officers Fired After Death of Black Man in Jail

Seven sheriff’s officers in Collin County, Texas, were fired on April 1. The firings appear to

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The Seven Last Words of George Floyd

The 9 minutes and 29 seconds that turned the collective stomach of the world have been

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The American Rescue Plan — Changing the Course of the Pandemic for All Americans

It has been a little more than a year since COVID-19 was officially discovered within the

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One Million Commitment to Minority Equity Organizations to Focus on Diversity, Equity and Belonging

Horsham, PA  – Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) has announced a new initiative to combat racial inequity

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A CEO at Work and at Home, Shauntae Lewis Excels as Certified Grant Writer

Shauntae E. Lewis heard the naysayers – loud and clear. “I heard ‘you won’t amount to

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Fintech Startup Greenwood Raises $40 Million in Funding to Provide Black and Latino Banking Services

ATLANTA – Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, today

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Children’s Defense Fund: State of America’s Children Reveals that 71 Percent of Children of Color Live in Poverty

The child population in America is the most diverse in history, but children remain the poorest

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Day 3 of Derek Chauvin trial: ‘I don’t respect what you did,’ says witness

If the trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with the murder of George Floyd, was a sporting

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President Biden Calls GOP Voter Suppression Proposals ‘Sick’ in First Press Conference

Says He Will Do Everything in his Power to Stop Them In his first news conference

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The American Dream Belongs To Working Americans

I grew up in a world that held the promise of a bright future for those

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“Quit Playin” – Tired of Black Folks Who Spew Disinformation and Ignorance

Now this one will probably get me into trouble, but it does not matter. There is

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Beyoncé Dominates NAACP Image Awards; Eddie Murphy Inducted into Hall of Fame

Beyoncé took home four trophies, Eddie Murphy received the Hall of Fame award, and Viola Davis

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The American Rescue Plan Provides Relief for Small Businesses

The American Rescue Plan will “devote $1 trillion toward building a bridge to economic recovery for

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For Black Cowboys – From Inner-City Philly to Small-Town Texas – Horses and Riding Are a Way of Life

Photographer Ron Tarver grew up in Fort Gibson, a small town in Oklahoma where horses, cattle and Wrangler

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Biden Wants Corporations to Pay for His $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plans, Call for Companies to Chip in

President Joe Biden just proposed a roughly US$2 trillion infrastructure plan, which he ambitiously compared to the interstate highway

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The Storied History of the Black Press

Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, Ida B. Wells Barnett, Langston Hughes, Romare Bearden, James Weldon Johnson, Mary

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Centuries-Long Struggle Over the Meaning of Religious Liberty

Americans recently observed the first anniversary of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in

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CAB’s Student Activism Panel: ‘The mission of constant change’

Western Michigan University’s Campus Activity Board hosted a student activism panel over Zoom to discuss how

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The American Rescue Plan and Black Communities

The COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding economic crisis are devastating Black communities. While Black Americans are

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150 Years After Ratification of the 15th Amendment, Black Votes Are Still Contested

The Black fight for the franchise As conservatives in some states continue to assault the fundamental

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African-American Leaders and Small Business Owners Share Feelings on COVID-19 Vaccine

Reimagine Main Street Initiative Launches Campaign to Support Small Business Owners as Covid-19 Vaccine Leaders to

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What’s at Stake in Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama, Union Vote: Five Questions Answered

Several thousand Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, are currently voting on whether to form the retailer’s first-ever union.

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‘Frugal Design’ Brings Medical Innovations To Communities That Lack Resources

Dr. Msandeni Chiume Kayuni found herself in the middle of a supply crisis as COVID-19 spread

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Black Couple Who Own Restaurant That Caters to the Homeless Partner With Indie Artist to Raise Funds

As the beloved Drexell and Honeybee’s, a top-notch soul-food restaurant with a donation-only policy, has been hit

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She is the First Black Valedictorian at Her High School in 152 Years

Onovu Otitigbe-Dangerfield, a senior at Albany High School in upstate New York, has made history as

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Virtual Art Exhibit Showcases the Work of 60 Internationally Renowned Black Artists

Harlem Fine Arts Virtual Pioneering show to include: WaterKolours Gallery, Soweto Fine Art Gallery, Spence Gallery,

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Five Tips for Securing COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

In the United States, more than eight in 10 Covid-19 deaths have occurred among those of

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