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These Black Women Are Changing Lives Across America Walking

Written by Featured Organization on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 12:40.

Their motto is "when black women walk, things change," and they are changing lives across America. Who are they? GirlTrek. It is a dynamic organization of women whose efforts to improve the health and lives of Black women everywhere is growing, and it's based on a philosophy of walking it out for better health. GirlTrek is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to inspiring Black women and girls to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. It started as a grassroots effort in 2011 by Vanessa Garrison and Tanya Morgan Dixon who often shared their concerns over family health issues. Once they decided to reach out and help others, the movement grew.


Unsportsmanlike Conduct: The Exploitation of Black Athletes

Written by Everett L. Glenn on Monday, 25 November 2013 11:30.

WASHINGNTON (NNPA) – Under its television deal, each Big-10 university will receive $24.6 million annually. The Pac-12′s new television deal will pay each member $22 million a year. Each member of the Big 12 will get $20 million and ACC universities will receive $17 million when each academic year kicks off. To put those figures in perspective, the annual payout for a single institution in those conferences is larger than the combined gross revenue ($16 million) of four Blackconferences – the CIAA, MEAC, SIAC and SWAC.


New Chairwoman of the NC Commission of Indian Affairs Sworn-in Today

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 13 September 2013 15:04.

John Travis Holt Main Office: 919-807-4440 Fax: 919-807-4461  Mailing Address:  1317 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1317The NC Commission of Indian Affairs is holding its annual Commission meeting today from 10:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel–Crabtree in Raleigh. The agenda includes addresses by Governor Pat McCrory, Secretary of Administration Bill Daughtridge, and Justice Paul Newby will swear-in the new Chairwoman of the Commission, Mrs. Ruth Revels.