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The Pawns of Politics: Where Is My Patronage?

The Pawns of Politics: Where Is My Patronage?

Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- For more than a year leading up to the recently completed General Elections, I’ve written about Voter Suppression, gerrymandering, the Black vote and voters.  

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Focuses on Developing Black CEOs

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Focuses on Developing Black CEOs

Developing Black CEOs

According to research conducted by Richard Zweigenhaft, a psychology professor at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., though Blacks account for more than 13 percent of the U.S. population, 

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Verbal Abuse in the Workplace: Are Men or Women Most at Risk?

Verbal Abuse in the Workplace: Are Men or Women Most at Risk?

Abuse in the Workplace

There is no significant difference in the prevalence of verbal abuse in the workplace between men and women, according to a systematic review of the literature conducted by researchers at the Institut universitaire de santé mentale de Montréal

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The Decision to Handle Rejection

The Decision to Handle Rejection

Rev. Manson B. Johnson

The Big Idea: Endurance is the key to achieving challenging goals in life.“Man’s rejection can be God’s direction.  God sometimes uses the rejection of hateful people to move us to a new place or assignment–where we wouldn’t have thought of going on our own.  

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How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

(StatePoint) Everyone faces setbacks in life.

While those personal obstacles can lead to disappointing outcomes, they can also be harnessed into personal motivators, say experts. 

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 Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national reach and relevance.  We are a chosen news source for underrepresented and underserved communities in North Carolina.  

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Graduation Ceremony Celebrates 150 College Bound Young Black Men From Around The San Francisco Bay Area

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:23.

Oakland, CA -- More than 150 African American young men from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area who are heading to college in the fall were recognized June 19 at a special graduation ceremony. Nearly 300 community members attended the mass graduation ceremony, which also featured spoken word as well as pledges for the graduates and community members. 

Civil Rights Exhibit, ‘Make Some Noise’

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:21.

WASHINGTON — On Aug. 2, 2013, in time for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Newseum will open “Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement,” an exhibit that explores the new generation of student leaders in the early 1960s who fought segregation by exercising their First Amendment rights and making their voices heard.  

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Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 22 July 2013 15:27.

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Like millions around the world, I’m still numb after learning a jury of six women – five Whites, one Hispanic – found George Zimmerman “not guilty” of murdering Trayvon Martin.

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“As of 2004, more black men were denied the right to vote because of a criminal record than in 1870, when the Fifteenth Amendment was ratified, giving blacks the right to vote.” Joshua Dubois, former director of President Obama’s Office of Faith-Based Initiatives

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Wilmington, NC resident, Dr. Yushonda Midgette-Spriggs, is on a national awareness campaign aimed at keeping kids safe in school. The now Pastor, Counselor, and Teacher, has founded a nonprofit organization called Keeping Kids Safe in Schools, Inc.

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Zimmerman Verdict: Hope Must Prevail

Written by James HarperSpecial to the NNPA from theFlorida Courier on Monday, 22 July 2013 10:53.

Like millions around the world, I’m still numb after learning a jury of six women – five Whites, one Hispanic – found George Zimmerman “not guilty” of murdering Trayvon Martin.

Zimmerman Verdict A Travesty in "Post Racial" America

Written by Vantage Point, Dr. Ron Daniels on Monday, 22 July 2013 10:50.

Racial profiling and Trayvon Martin's right to "stand his ground" to defend himself from a creepy man who was following him, despite being told by the 911 Police Dispatcher not to do so,  should have been the heart of the case against George Zimmerman.

Moment for Action on Climate Change

Written by Benjamin Todd Jealous on Monday, 22 July 2013 10:49.

President Obama kicked off the summer with a high-profile environmental speech at Georgetown University.