Student Engagement

About The New Black Student Movement (TheNBSM)

  The New Black Student Movement works in tandem with other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) campus student initiatives/organizations, alumni initiatives/associations, Divine 9, faith based, and nonpartisan groups and individuals in an existing and unique VOTER REGISTRATION, EDUCATION and

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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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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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Fayetteville State University Student Government Association President Continues Family Legacy with Generational Vision

Ask Sydney Harris about her vision as Student Government Association (SGA) President at Fayetteville State University (FSU) and she will tell you about her passion for the school and student civic engagement to improve the school, the Fayetteville community, and

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Looking Through the Eyes of Faith to Become a Justice Warrior in the New Black Student Movement

Ty Hamer-Yelverton, Fayetteville State University (FSU) Justice Warrior in the New Black Student Movement (NBSM) (A GDN Exclusive Series, Part 1)  Ty Hamer-Yelverton’s grandmother and grandfather met at FSU in 1949-1950. His grandmother graduated from FSU when she was around

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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 second-generation college student at Fayetteville State University (FSU) and enrolled there through a program, Campus Connection, that her parents chose for her and her

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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) students answered in the affirmative and gave examples of their civic engagement activities within their National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

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Needed: A New Black Student Movement to Address Voter Suppression Initiatives – GDN EXCLUSIVE

Why do college students need to use civic engagement as a tool to address voter suppression and the denial of civil rights in the United States? And what does civic engagement look like in order to achieve defined goals and

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N.C. Needs Poll Workers! Students at Least 17 Years Old Can Serve & Get the Stipend

Please contact your local Board of Election to determine if your county has such an initiative. Did you know that North Carolinians as young as 17 years old can serve as poll workers? By becoming an election official, you can

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This Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement

Author Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II with Jonahtan Wilson-Hartgrove
At a time when divide-and-conquer politics are exacerbating racial strife and economic inequality, Rev. Barber offers an impassioned, historically grounded argument …

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FSU Senior has Registered Over 1,100 Voters – GDN Exclusive, Vol. II, Part XXV

Since she’s been a Bronco at Fayetteville State University (FSU), senior Kristian Carlyle, 21, says she’s registered well over 1,000 residents in the community surrounding the FSU campus, and at least 100 FSU students, to vote. So, when the Upper

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J.C. Smith University SGA President Committed to Student Civic Engagement – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II Part XI

when in comes to student civic engagement, particularly as it comes to non-partisan voter registration, education and mobilization come election time, J.C. Smith University SGA President Jameia Booker has been both focused and committed.

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Bennett SGA President Strong on Civic Engagement – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II, Part VIII

Say “Bennett Belles,” and those who know their history immediately think about the proud students of Bennett College for Women in Greensboro.

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St. Augustine SGA: From Protest to Proactive – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II Part VI

When Dr. Everett Ward, president of St. Augustine’s University (SAU), lauded Greater Diversity News’ (GDN) civic engagement campaign, “A Call to Colors” last June, he said, “…

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From Protest to Proactive: SHAW University SGA – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II Part V

For the past year, graduating senior Ryan Wright has proudly served as Student Government Association (SGA) President at Shaw University in Raleigh, and by all measures, he has led with dedication and distinction.

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