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The intersections of race, gender and socioeconomic status are playing out through the COVID-19 pandemic in the predictable American fashion. As the threat of serious illness and death proliferate exponentially and most people who want tests are still having trouble getting them, it is important for policymakers and the public to know who is most…

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June 22, 2016 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – NCNW expresses its sympathy for those who lives were savagely taken at the Pulse nightclub and we are heartbroken for the loved ones of the victims of the Orlando terror attack. The National Council of Negro Women agrees with efforts to prevent terrorism suspects from acquiring guns or explosives.…

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Georgia’s “Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014,” becomes law on July 1, 2014, and was signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday, April 24. The law expands the right to carry to schools, churches, bars and airports. While it will take years to reverse the extreme laws sailing through the Georgia General Assembly, it took…

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