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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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25th Annual YWCA Cape Fear Women of Achievement

Written by YWCA on 23 January 2009.

YWCA Achievement Awards (Wilmington, NC, December 2008) -  Nominations are now being accepted for the 25th Annual YWCA Cape Fear Women of Achievement Awards.  These awards honor women and youth who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities, as well as excellence, accomplishments in their careers, schools and communities. They are role models and mentors. Women in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender county may be nominated in eight categories; Arts, Business, Communications, Education, Environmental, Health & Wellness, Public Service, Volunteer.  Seniors in high school are nominated in the Youth Leader Category (these awards include a $1,000 scholarship).

“The Women of Achievement Awards have come to be known as the premier recognition program for women in southeastern North Carolina.  We are proud to host this important event to honor and celebrate women and youth who have demonstrated both leadership and achievement in their lives and who have forged a path for others to follow,” said Dee McGlone Webb, YWCA Board President.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 2, 2009 at 5:00 pm.  Visit the YWCA website at www.ywca-lowercapefear.org http://www.ywca-lowercapefear.org/  or call 799-6820 for more information.
This year’s Women of Achievement Awards will be held on May 21, 2009, 6:00 pm at UNCW’s Burney Center.