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by NBG Admin on September 23, 2020
Dove And The Crown Coalition Applaud U.S. House Of Representatives Passing The Crown Act
by NBG Admin on September 23, 2020
The CROWN Coalition, a national alliance founded by Dove, National Urban League, Western Center on Law & Poverty and Color Of Change, along with over 70 CROWN Act supporting organizations, commend the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the CRO... Read full article
by NBG Admin on September 20, 2020
WNBA Star Maya Moore Helped Free a Wrongfully Convicted Man — And Then Married Him!
by NBG Admin on September 20, 2020
Former WNBA star Maya Moore has announced that she and Jonathan Irons, a man whom she helped overturn a wrongful conviction and was released from prison last July, were married over the summer.... Read full article
by NBG Admin on September 16, 2020
105-Year Old Black Woman is Suing Tulsa for the Black Wall Street Massacre
by NBG Admin on September 16, 2020
Lessie Benningfield Randle, a 105-year old Black woman from Tulsa, Oklahoma, one of two known survivors of the tragic Tulsa massacre that is still alive, has filed a lawsuit demanding reparations. ... Read full article
by NBG Admin on September 16, 2020
HBCU Week Highlights Increased Access and Completion Rates for Low-income and First-generation...
by NBG Admin on September 16, 2020
Lifelong Learning and 1890 Universities Foundation partner to help at-risk high school students realize their dreams of higher education.... Read full article
by NBG Admin on September 14, 2020
Howard University Soars to No. 80 on U.S. News & World Report Rankings List, Achieving Institutional
by NBG Admin on September 14, 2020
Howard University soared to No. 80 on the latest U.S. News & World Report 2021 rankings list of the best national universities as evaluated on 17 measures of academic quality, including first-year student retention, graduation rates, strength of the ... Read full article
by NBG Admin on September 9, 2020
Ice Cube Says Voting for Nothing Makes No Sense and Demands Commitments Now
by NBG Admin on September 9, 2020
This morning, Ice Cube released a video titled "Voting for Nothing Makes No Sense. They Don't Want Your Vote. They Need Your Vote" demanding politicians sign the Contract with Black America before they get the support of the Black vote:... Read full article
by NBG Admin on September 9, 2020
A Noose, Lynching Jokes and Endless Racial Slurs: Black Elevator Mechanics File Lawsuit
by NBG Admin on September 9, 2020
Four elevator mechanics filed a lawsuit against Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. and Mitsubishi Electric US Holdings, Inc. In their Complaint, they describe supervisors at Mitsubishi referring to Black workers as "undesirables," "lazy," and "dumb ass n**... Read full article
by NBG Admin on September 8, 2020
How the African-American Inventor of Diverse Emoji is Now Using Them to Take on COVID-19
by NBG Admin on September 8, 2020
As a kid, Katrina Parrott never dreamt she'd one day be breaking down racial barriers with emoji. In fact, as one of eight African-American siblings raised by a single mom, she wasn't even expected to go to college. But after defying the odds, grad... Read full article
by NBG Admin on September 8, 2020
Black Woman Astronaut Will Be the First to Visit International Space Station
by NBG Admin on September 8, 2020
Jeanette Epps, a NASA astronaut, will soon make history as the first-ever Black woman to fly to the International Space Station on a mission into orbit. It will also be her first space flight in her career.... Read full article
by Charlene Crowell on September 5, 2020
Black Households Earned 61 Cents for Every Dollar of White Median Incomes
by Charlene Crowell on September 5, 2020
The August 23 police shooting of an unarmed Black man in Kenosha, WI, triggered yet another round of community protests and national news coverage of a Black man. A series of multiple gunshots fired by a local police officer were not fatal for 29-ye... Read full article
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