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Allstate Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands New Talent Search to Return in August!

Allstate Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands New Talent Search to Return in August!

Producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest

The Allstate Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands New Talent Search to Return in August!- Jacksonville, Memphis & Washington, DC Chosen to Host the 2014 Competitions -(BLACK PR WIRE) – Cincinnati, OH – Producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest will conduct its sixth annual new talent initiative in three major U.S. cities this coming…

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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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Las Vegas Comedian James Bean's Candid Account Of His Struggle With Suicide

Las Vegas Comedian James Bean's Candid Account Of His Struggle With Suicide

WHEN THE HUMOR IS GONE

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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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Tips for Managing Stress in Your Life

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Stress is not only unpleasant; it can be overwhelming, ultimately preventing you from solving the problems that caused the stress in the first place. But getting focused can help you feel happier and be more successful professionally, financially and in your relationships, say experts.

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Written by Peter Grear

For black voters, Benjamin Jealous expressed what I believe to be the critical message for black voters when he said that the best way to overcome massive voter suppression is through a massive wave of voter registration.  Thankfully, the NAACP is putting this theory into action through the Youth Organizing…

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Black Women are Taking Care of Business

Written by Freddie Allen

Instead of breaking the glass ceiling, Black women have increasingly started making their own. According to the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan progressive institute, Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the country.

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Voter Suppression: Is it partisan?

Written by Peter Grear

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Why vote? ALEC and the Doctrine of Exclusion

By Peter Grear

Educate, Organize and Mobilize: Frequently, in going forward it is imperative to examine your history.  In 1638 the Maryland Colony issued a public edict encouraging the separation of the races that became the public policy of America. 

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Positive Promotions Stands Against Bullying During National Bullying Prevention Month

Written by Positive Promotions on 15 October 2012.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. As a serious issue in today’s society, Positive Promotions presents a promotional product line to encourage today’s youth to treat others with respect. Knowledge is power. Positive Promotions is hopeful that the more students know about the intolerable act of bullying, the likelihood of it ending is greater. Their promotional products support bully prevention education and serve as a reminder to students to stand against bullying together.

Positive Promotions believes in the social responsibility to stand against bullying. As a widespread and serious problem, the promotional product company offers an extensive line of educational tools and resources for use in schools, the home, and other organizations to remind students to join together to stop bullying. With encouraging slogans at guaranteed lowest prices these educational motivators makes it easy to send a powerful message for respect.

Statistically speaking, approximately 13 million students will be bullied this year. Each month, 3 million students will skip school to avoid others cruel behavior towards them. Bullying comes in many forms including verbal, physical, social, and cyberbullying. No type of bullying in tolerable and no student should be subjected to feeling unsafe in school or anywhere else. Educating today’s youth about bullying and the ramifications bullying has is one of today’s most important lessons.

Positive Promotions offers fun ways to encourage students to end the inexcusable act of bullying. For instance, the unique “Bullying Jar” allows for students to open up and express themselves about bullying while pledge cards and vinyl banners allow them to make a statement of their intent to treat others with kindness. Theme kits with over 300 products are perfect handout reminders for any classroom event or presentation. Other products Positive Promotions offers include activity books, silicone bracelets, dog tags, t-shirts, and more.

With commanding slogans like “Take a Stand Lend a Hand: Stop Bullying,” “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully,” and “Think B4 U Post” as well as the inspirational quote from Ghandi, “Be the Change You Wish to See in The World,” Positive Promotions products call for students of all ages to reflect on their actions and offer powerful reinforcement aimed at bully prevention.

Positive Promotions believes that cost should not deter organizations from hosting bully prevention events to educate today’s youth. With budgets in mind, they have made their products available for as low as $0.06 each. Giving students even just a small reminder can make a huge difference.

As a product company that promotes causes, Positive Promotions believes it is their responsibility to support them as well. Therefore, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of bully prevention products are donated to prominent organizations like Big Brothers, Big Sisters and the National Family Partnership. They believe in these organizations efforts to offer safe environments for children while encouraging healthy habits and compassion towards others. Positive Promotions is a budget-friendly, one-stop-shopping source for awareness and educational tools. It is a direct source that offers quality product at exceptional monetary value. Customers can order in 4 easy ways: online anytime at www.positivesafeschools.com, by calling toll free at 1-800-635-2666 to speak to with a knowledgeable customer service representative Monday-Friday from 8am-7pm EST, by faxing an order toll-free at 1-800-635-2329 anytime, or by mailing an order to Positive Promotions at 15 Gilpin Avenue, P.O. Box 18021 Hauppauge NY 11788-8821. To request a catalog visit the company website at www.positivepromotions.com and click on the link under customer service.

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