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West Florissant, Mo. Explodes in Protest of Police Shooting, More Than 30 Arrests

West Florissant, Mo. Explodes in Protest of Police Shooting, More Than 30 Arrests

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American

The Target parking lot of the Buzz Westfall Shopping Center was filled with dozens and dozens of police vehicles and the area of West Florissant from Jennings to Ferguson was blocked off. Helicopters and tanks –as well as vehicles from a host of area departments – descended on West Florissant as looting and vandalism…

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Suppress Voting, Impeach Obama and Close HBCUs

Suppress Voting, Impeach Obama and Close HBCUs

By Peter Grear

Our campaign has sought to educate our communities to the point that they would organize and mobilize for a massive voter turnout for the November General Election and beyond. 

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Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men

Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men

Study author Susan R. Fisk

“On the surface, risky situations may not appear to be particularly disadvantageous to women, but these findings suggest otherwise,” 

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Voter Suppression: An Existential Threat to Democracy

Voter Suppression: An Existential Threat to Democracy

By Peter Grear

To properly understand where we are today, we must look to history, to Black Slavery.  Slavery has existed since the time of ancient civilizations and in its inception was based upon conquerors enslaving the conquered without regards to race.  

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Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Charlotte, NC (BlackPR.com)

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a business executive, was installed as the 2014-2018 International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA)

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Nielsen Expands Communications Leadership Team with Key Media Relations Hire

Nielsen Expands Communications Leadership Team with Key Media Relations Hire

New York (BlackPR.com)

New York (BlackPR.com) -- Nielsen today announced that Andrew McCaskill has joined Nielsen as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. He will report to Chief Communications Officer Laura Nelson.

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Voter Suppression: It’s Mobilization Time

Voter Suppression: It’s Mobilization Time

Written by Peter Grear

With this article we will start detailing the ingredients of a revisable action plan that needs comments and revisions as we move toward the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 General Election.  

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Voter Suppression: NC Black Republican Advisory Board

Voter Suppression: NC Black Republican Advisory Board

Written by Peter Grear

Educate, Organize and Mobilize: I confess that I’m amazed. The Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of North Carolina announced last week that they have launched theNorth Carolina Black Advisory Board (BRAB) 

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Entrepreneurship Educators To Meet At Babson College May 31-June 4

Written by Babson College on 27 May 2010.

Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join real-life entrepreneurs to learn about entrepreneurship content and pedagogy at the 2010 Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) May 31-June 4, 2010 at Babson College. The intensive five-day program explores the entrepreneurial process and core topics in the discipline.38 entrepreneurship educators and 29 entrepreneurs from the following countries -- Canada, China, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, USA and Puerto Rico -- will attend.

The goal of the program is to help all participants become more effective, innovative teachers of entrepreneurship. Topics this year include:

-The Entrepreneurial Teacher: The Issues, The Challenges, The Stakes
-The Logic of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action (ETA)
-Teaching ETA as the Entrepreneurship Method
-Student Self-understanding as the Foundation for Entrepreneurial Activity
-The Case Study Method along with several cases
-The Observant Entrepreneur
-Idea Generation
-From Experiential to Immersion-based Entrepreneurship Courses
-Constructing an Initial Resource Base: What I Have and What I Can Do
-Market Tests: Planning, Experimenting, Learning, Reshaping
-Translating Market Tests into Business Models
-Understanding Entrepreneurial Finance: Paint Pen Case
-Managing the Growing Venture: Val’s Coffee Case
-Assessment and Assurance of Student Learning
-The Rocket Pitch Event-Creative Teaching Tools

Babson President Leonard Schlesinger; Heidi Neck, Faculty Director, Price-Babson SEE; Candida Brush, Chair, Entrepreneurship Division; and Babson Professors Les Charm, Patricia Greene, Donna Kelley, Erik Noyes, and Andrew Zacharakis are the faculty team for this program.

For information, visit http://www3.babson.edu/ESHIP/outreach-events/symposia/

Since 1984, Babson has trained over 2400 academics and entrepreneurs from over 550 academic institutions, government organizations, and foundations in 57 countries, to teach entrepreneurship combining theory and practice to tens of thousands of students each year.

Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., is recognized internationally as a leader in entrepreneurial management education. Babson grants BS degrees through its innovative undergraduate program, and grants MBA and custom MS and MBA degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Babson Executive Education offers executive development programs to experienced managers worldwide. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

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