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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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Senior Director with Rockwell Collins Named First Female President of JETS

Written by JETS Junior Engineering Technical Society on Monday, 12 April 2010 01:20.

Senior Director with Rockwell Collins Named First Female President of JETSLinda Snow-Solum, a senior director with Rockwell Collins, a leading provider of communication and aviation electronic solutions, has been named President of the Board of Directors of JETS, one of the nation’s leading non-profit educational organizations based in the Washington, D.C.- area dedicated to promoting engineering and technology careers to America’s youth.

Success is Not By Accident

Written by Farrah Gray on Thursday, 08 April 2010 21:10.

Global SuccessIn the context of tremendous change in the economy and labor market, many people are deciding that selfemployment is the right choice for them. People work for themselves when there are too few jobs, or not the right kinds of jobs. They work for theselves because they want to have more control over their working hours or their working conditions. People become self-employed when employer discrimination stifles their potential.

Federal Stimulus Contracts Inaccessible For Minority Vendors

Written by Lawrence Walker on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 02:27.

Stumulus Help for minoritiesA demand for more federal stimulus contracts for Hispanic and black businesses from the government is on the rise these days. Members from these minority groups who own and operate businesses are asking for an improved system that tracks those who receive government-funded work and to be more included on the list for receiving stimulus aid.

Funding Your Internet Business

Written by Naz Daud on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 02:19.

Funding Internet Business, InvestmentsSome people will tell you that you need to invest thousands of pounds in a website. Others will tell you that you then have to spend hundreds of pounds on advertising. And of course there are products and a myriad of other things you need to think about as well.

The Role of Online Business Resources That You Should Know in Making an Important Impact to Your Online Business

Written by Christopher Granger on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 02:13.

Online Buisness Resources In an online business, it is essential to know the resources that you will need in starting your business. These resources can help you in deciding whether or not to push through the online business that you have chosen.

School Funding Disparities Against taxpayers in low-income communities

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 05 April 2010 12:12.

CHICAGO (NNPA) – The Illinois  education funding system is discriminatory against taxpayers in low-income communities, according to a suit filed by two homeowners. Paul Carr and Ron Newell, the plaintiffs, contend property taxes are higher in poorer neighborhoods than those in wealthier ones.