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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.

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CAP Experts Available to Preview State of the Union Address and how Communities of Color will be affected

Written by Featured Organization on 24 January 2012.

Washington, D.C. — Over the weekend, the Obama campaign previewed Tuesday’s State of the Union address as an opportunity for the president to lay out a blueprint to “build an economy that works for everyone, not just a wealthy few.

In his address, the president is expected to expand upon the remarks he delivered in Kansas last month about rebuilding an America where everybody gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everybody plays by the same set of rules. CAP experts will be available to preview the President’s speech and explain how it will help strengthen communities of color.
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In anticipation of tonight’s State of the Union address, the following experts from the Center for American Progress are available for comment:

 

Over the weekend, the Obama campaign previewed Tuesday’s State of the Union address as an opportunity for the president to lay out a blueprint to “build an economy that works for everyone, not just a wealthy few.” In his address, the president is expected to expand upon the remarks he delivered in Kansas last month about rebuilding an America where everybody gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everybody plays by the same set of rules. CAP experts will be available to preview the President’s speech and explain how it will help strengthen communities of color.

RELATED RESOURCES FROM THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS:

Economic inequality:

Why the middle class matters:

To speak with an expert, contact Laura Pereyra at lpereyra@americanprogress.org or 202.203.8689.

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