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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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CCU Presents Mother-Daughter Leadership Workshops

Written by Featured Organization on 08 October 2012.

"Lead Her: Consciously. Courageously. Uniquely," a day of workshops for girls and women, will be presented by Coastal Carolina University’s Women in Philanthropy and Leadership on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Wheelwright Auditorium from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Workshops and presentations will encourage meaningful conversations designed to build strong and resilient girls. Topics include improving positive body image, health and wellness, building healthy relationships and enhancing parent-daughter relationships.

Featured speakers include Kristin Bohan, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and executive director of myTERMS, and Julie Marie Carrier, award-winning national speaker, author and success coach for MTV’s hit show “MADE, a self-improvement reality television series that follows teens who are seeking life-changing opportunities.

The program includes a continental breakfast and box lunch.

MyTERMS is a nonprofit organization that stands for "my Time, my Energy, my Rights, my Mission, my Self." Its intent is to raise community awareness and offer direct services to pre-adolescent and adolescent girls. The workshop is presented in partnership with myTERMS.

An encore event continues into the evening from 4:45 until 6:30 p.m. with pizza and the showing of a featured movie.

Register at www.coastal.edu/women or call 843-349-5033. The main program is $10 for girls and $15 for adults. The encore event (movie and pizza) is $3 for girls and $5 for adults. Seating is limited so early registration is advised.

To register groups of five or more, or for additional information, call 843-349-5033. Please note that girls under age 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Funding in part is provided by a grant from the Walmart Foundation.