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Virtual Forum on Reparations for Tulsa Race Massacre and Legacy of Slavery

On May 31, 2020, 99 Years After the Tulsa Race Massacre, Leading Rights Groups and Leaders Join to Accelerate Momentum

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May 28th Virtual Town Hall on Veterans Health Care During Coronavirus with NC Senator Jeff Jackson

  TOMORROW at 6PM – Military members and advocates gather to demand Medicaid expansion and protections for the Affordable Care

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Black People, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the Risk of Death From Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Here are some facts: Black people have been found to be more likely to die from COVID-19 infection than white

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Jessica Holmes For Labor Commissioner – Public Service Is Key

Call her the brightest, freshest new star of North Carolina’s Democratic Party. But if you know Jessica Holmes, Wake County

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Black Wealth 2020 Sends Plea for Unity in Pandemic Relief for Black-owned Businesses

( – As the U. S. House of Representatives awaits the political fate of another multi-trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill,

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Join Us for a Virtual Town Hall: Organizing Socially Responsible Protests – May 27 at 8pm

As the global pandemic has necessitated measures to protect public health, activists and organizers are working in these unique conditions

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MUSIC: Jazz Pianist Marcus Johnson and Trio Livestream Concert! June 4, 2020

Jazz pianist Marcus Johnson and his trio In a Livestream Concert! Date And Time Thu, June 4, 2020 8:00 PM

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NCDHHS Launches Campaign to Reach Marginalized Populations about COVID-19

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is using radio and video messages to reach historically marginalized

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VOTING RIGHTS: Protect Our Vote NC Virtual Day of Action Today – May 27 from 2:00 – 6:00pm

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen far too many voters forced to choose between participating in our

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Memorial Day: Why Veterans Are Particularly Vulnerable to the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the nation takes a day to memorialize its military dead, those who are living are facing a deadly risk

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New #SaveTheSalon Fund to Raise $2 Million for Black Hairstylists

The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to Black communities across the country, and the salons and barbershops at the center

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NFL Announces Major Steps to Incentive Teams to Hire Minorities for Top Posts

National Football League teams must now interview at least two minority candidates for head coaching positions under new resolutions that

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Civic Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize.

Federal Lawsuit Filed Challenging Kentucky Requirements Putting Black Voters in Harm’s Way During Pandemic

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Kentucky and Covington

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Economic Agenda Purposed by the HUB Inclusion Coalition and NC NAACP – GDN Exclusive

The NC HUB Coalition and the NAACP economic development committee are convening a series of virtual conferences to address issues

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Dear Michelle – A Greater Diversity News Exclusive

All hail the reluctant ruler! It is no joke that the people we all want in power are those who

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Voter Suppression Goes to College – GDN Student Engagement Exclusive

If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on HBCU campuses must

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Voting Key to Addressing Issues, Say NAACP Youth – GDN Student Engagement Special

If black college and high school students want a greater voice in the issues that directly affect them, they will need to become politically active, and vote…

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GOP-Connected Group Created Fake Erica Smith Ads

A Republican connected super political action committee (PAC) out of Washington, D.C. called “Faith and Power,” is spending over $1.6

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UNC System Association of Student Government Senior VP Supports “A Call to Colors” – GDN Exclusive Vol. 3 Part IV

Raekwon Davis, 22, is the Senior Vice President of the UNC System Association of Student Government (UNCASG). One of the

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2020 Voter Mobilization Forum: “Educate, Organize and Mobilize” – GDN Exclusive Vol. 3 Part III

Watch the January 25, 2020 Voter Mobilization Forum click here: The message was clear.  Starting with the March 3rd primaries

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VIDEO for 2020 “A Call to Colors” Voter Mobilization Forum

Video Matrix The Pitt County HBCU Coalition, the Pitt County Chapter of the Shaw University National Alumni Association and the

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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

How Start Investing for the Long-Term – Choose Investment Priorities

Learn about the investment options available to you that make the most sense for your long-term financial success. Investing can

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“Shop Black Week” Campaign to Boost Support For Black-Owned Businesses

Nationwide — As consumers across the U.S. gear up for holiday deals on sales merchandise, this Black Friday, a coalition urges

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Black Entrepreneur Creates First Ever Social Networking App to Bridge Wealth Gap

New Orleans, LA — BEAN Now, the social networking app designed to foster relationships and connect members of the African American community,

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Books of Knowledge

Education for the Masses.

Black Radical – The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter

By Kerri Greenidge
William Monroe Trotter (1872– 1934), though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero. With the stylistic verve of a newspaperman and the unwavering fearlessness of an emancipator…

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“Black History Saved My Life: How My Viral Hate Crime Led to an Awakening”

“Black History Saved My Life: How My Viral Hate Crime Led to an Awakening” is the compelling autobiography of Ernest

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A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump

A voter’s playbook on making a difference in the 2020 election and beyond from the most recognized and most successful political strategist in the country…

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