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Voter Outreach

Voter Outreach

Concepts, strategies and objectives to move voters to action

Written by Peter Grear Educate, Organize and Mobilize: Each week over the past several months I’ve written about various aspects of voter suppression with the purpose of explaining its concepts,…

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Keatts A Keeper For New-Look Seahawks

Keatts A Keeper For New-Look Seahawks

New Head Men’s Basketball Coach was all smiles

New Head Men’s Basketball Coach was all smiles at Trask Coliseum. WILMINGTON, NC – Boldly proclaiming, “I’m a winner,” and promising “an exciting brand of basketball” newly-christened UNCW head men’s basketball coach Kevin Keatts said Tuesday that a new day in Seahawk basketball has arrived.

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Lied-to Children More Likely to Cheat and Lie

Lied-to Children More Likely to Cheat and Lie

The study tested 186 children ages 3 to 7

The study tested 186 children ages 3 to 7 in a temptation-resistance paradigm. Approximately half of the children were lied to by an experimenter, who said there was “a huge bowl of candy in the next room” but quickly confessed this was just a ruse to get the child to come play a game. 

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Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar When Conscious Mind Fails

Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar When Conscious Mind Fails

The unconscious mind could catch a liar

“We set out to test whether the unconscious mind could catch a liar – even when the conscious mind failed,” says ten Brinke. Along with Berkeley-Haas Assistant Professor Dana R. Carney, lead author ten Brinke and Dayna Stimson (BS 2013, Psychology), hypothesized that these seemingly paradoxical findings may be accounted for by unconscious mental processes.

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Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials: Educate, Organize, and Mobilize

Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials: Educate, Organize, and Mobilize

North Carolina Alliance of Black Elected Officials

Written by Peter Grear, Esq.  Since August 2013 I've continued to ask myself "what would an effective campaign to defeat voter suppression look like?” Well, on Friday, February 14, 2014, Valentine's Day, I got my answer from Richard Hooker, President of the…

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Download Greater Diversity News Digital PDF Edition for FREE

FREE Full PDF Edition includes stories not featured on the website

The FREE Full PDF Edition includes stories not featured on the website. No paper, no hasel, read on your laptop or mobile devices. 

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Book Motivates Parents To Raise Chances of Academic Success

Written by Featured Organization on 22 April 2013.

For several years, Vivian Owens wrote a newspaper column or magazine articles that underscored the idea of parents working at home with their children to improve learning performance. Her articles appeared in the NNPA newspapers and in Upscale Magazine. The book she penned in 1988, PARENTING FOR EDUCATION, was selected as a Resource in Education by the U.S. Department of Education.

Less than a year ago, Vivian Owens said goodbye to her last students and the accompanying equations and lab experiments, as she retired from classroom teaching. Her next goal was clear. She had to complete the revision of her first book, PARENTING FOR EDUCATION. In May, Eschar Publications, LLC, will publish the revised edition.

PARENTING FOR EDUCATION: Revised Edition looks at parental roles in educating children from the home, so that children are better prepared for more formal settings, such as the public or private school sector. Many topics give emphasis to how, why, and what parents can do to help their children with learning processes, developing individuals who become life-long learners.

Besides encouraging parents on behalf of their children, Mrs. Owens also advocates African American children's literature. Her book, NADANDA THE WORDMAKER, won a Best Children's Book Award the year it was published. Whether mystery or history, books by Owens wind you through paths of Aha! Moments.

In her new book, PARENTING FOR EDUCATION: Revised Edition, Vivian Owens hopes parents will try strategies suggested in the book and do everything in their power to grant their children thousands of Aha! Moments in thinking and learning.

For more details about the book, visit www.escharpublications.com •