Posts tagged: National Action Network - Diverse
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Lawmakers Gather at the National Action Network Legislative Conference

by | November 14, 2019 Representatives and Senators gathered for the National Action Network Legislative Conference in Read more

Activist Fights to Empower Young Change Agents

by | July 19, 2019
For Mary-Pat Hector, a 2019 graduate of Spelman College and national youth director for the Nat [...] Read more

Black Studies Leaders Laud Georgetown Student Vote for Fee to Fund Reparations

| April 13, 2019
Some African-American studies professors are praising Georgetown University undergraduate stude [...] Read more

The Impact and Importance of HBCUs Emphasized at NAN Convention

by Lois Elfman | April 7, 2019
Several presidents of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) discussed the far-re [...] Read more

National Action Network Convention Explores the Complex Legacy of Frederick Douglass

by Sara Weissman | April 3, 2019
Dr. David Blight, a historian at Yale University, discussed his new book on abolitionist Freder [...] Read more

Politicians Honor Legacy of King

by | January 21, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden was among the dozens of political leaders — and potential 202 [...] Read more

Federal Policy Priorities Outlined at National Action Network Conference

| November 13, 2018
Voting rights, health care, economic uplift and criminal justice reform are key legislative pol [...] Read more

Time to Take a Collective Stand Against Dangerous Law

by | August 13, 2018
Six years after Trayvon Martin was shot and killed, the fight to abolish Stand-Your-Ground Laws [...] Read more

Gina Adams: Power Player Who Supports Scholars

| July 13, 2018
Every work day is a busy day for Gina F. Adams, which makes lunch on this particular Friday a w [...] Read more

Higher Ed Mulls Supreme Court Ruling Against Mandatory Union Fee

| June 27, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday against a mandatory labor union fee for nonmember p [...] Read more

Scholars, Health Care Professionals Call for End to Family Separations at Border

by | June 19, 2018
As images emerge of child immigrants being separated from their families at the border, scholar [...] Read more

It’s Time to Secure the Vote

by | April 22, 2018
In spite of our professed love of voting as one of the most precious and fundamental features o [...] Read more

Black Intellectuals Tasked With Forging Connections

by Lois Elfman | April 19, 2018
At a time when many see a reinforcement of racism and oppression, a panel of Black intellectua [...] Read more

Renowned Social Justice Expert Is Optimistic About the Possibilities

by | March 19, 2018
Maya Wiley came to understand social injustice at a young age, partly by listening directly to [...] Read more

Urban League’s Morial: Educational Equity Essential to Economic Empowerment

by | February 28, 2018
Marc H. Morial, former mayor of New Orleans and current president and CEO of the National Urban [...] Read more
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