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Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

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  DURHAM, N.C. – A new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that some people who are prone to hostility, anxiety and depression might also be hard-wired to gain weight when exposed to chronic stress.

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Voter Suppression:  One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

Voter Suppression: One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

By Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- Around 30 days and counting, this election season is in the home stretch.  The highest profile race is for US Senate between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis.  

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Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

by Peter Grear

As we draw nearer to D-day, November 4, 2014, the political parties, candidates and pressure groups are identifying their issues, slates and strategies to win.  My title to this week’s commentary makes a gross understatement, judges matter. 

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Swimming Upstream, Not Waiting for Superman

Written by Craig Anthony Nicholas on Tuesday, 05 October 2010 11:41.

America is beholden to grass roots pioneers whose activism, organizing, and ministry have raised the bar for giving back. In the pattern of Marva Collins, Mary McCloud Bethune, and others who have contributed to a ...

A Book That Changes Lives: “Your Little Red Wagon”

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 01 October 2010 11:19.

Tulsa, OK – With the new trends in fitness and loosing weight as a focus to help people change their lives, the most obvious aspect of life change is often left out, spiritual health.  People tend to get so wrapped up in spending time at the gym building their muscles or getting the adrenaline pumping in a cardio workout that they forget their soul needs to be developed too.

Black Farmers Rally on Capitol Hill

Written by C.K. Moreland, Jr. on Monday, 04 October 2010 11:45.

National Black Farmers AssociationWASHINGTON—John Boyd, a fourth generation farmer, wants it to be clear - his effort to secure Congressional funding for a discrimination settlement that black farmers reached with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is not the pursuit of “reparation.”

Restorative Justice Invites a Fundamental Shift in the Way We Think About Justice

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 01 October 2010 11:03.

Restorative justiceIn the last few decades, different programs have arisen out of a profound, virtually universal frustration with the dysfunction of our justice system. What distinguishes restorative justice from all these programs is that it is not a program.

Supporting Leadership that Promotes Racial Justice

Written by Deborah Meehan on Friday, 01 October 2010 10:55.

Leadership Learning CommunityOakland made the headlines again this summer when a jury delivered a verdict of involuntary manslaughter in the trial of Johannes Mehserle.  Mehserle, a BART police officer, was on trial for shooting Oscar Grant, a young, African American in 2009. 

Webinar: Developing Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 24 September 2010 11:46.

Leadership Learning CommunityAnnouncing the launch of the first publication of the Leadership for a New Era Series - How to Develop and Support Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice, produced by the Leadership Learning Community and other thought leaders.

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