Renowned Radio Personality Michael Baisden Launches "One Dream One Team" Mentoring Initiative In Nationwide Effort to Recruit Male Mentors for 12,000 African American Boys
Baisden adopts a high school class of 28 young men to spark One Dream One Team mentoring agenda
Orlando, FL - When renowned radio personality Michael Baisden posted "A real man takes care of his kids no matter what the relationship is with the mother of the child," on his Facebook page, he never anticipated the over nine million views or one million plus likes and comments he received as feedback!
ColorOfChange.org Applauds Gov Brown’s Decision to “Ban the Box” on Public Sector Employment Applications
Thousands of ColorOfChange members took action urging Gov. Brown to remove barriers to re-entry for millions of qualified Californians with past convictions - Oakland, CA -- After more than 5,500 California ColorOfChange members and allies across the state raised their voices, Gov. Jerry Brown signed “Ban the Box” (AB 218) legislation into law.
Project 21 Black Conservatives' Network Hopes Eventual Decision Will Invalidate Constitutionality of Racial Quotas Once and for AllCase Centers on Whether Referendum Passed in Michigan to Prohibit Preferential Treatment in Public Employment, Education and Contracting Based on "Race, Sex, Color, Ethnicity or National Origin" Violates U.S. Constitution
“We are rolling toward the first sovereign debt default in history by a solvent nation. The shutdown is a frustration and an annoyance, like a room full of mosquitoes. The debt default is like a hurricane on steroids, or as Warren Buffet put it, a financial nuclear weapon,” says Leon LaBrecque, JD, CPA, CFP, CFA, the Chief Strategist and founder of LJPR, a firm managing $547 million in assets*. “A default on the debt would significantly impact the dollar, pensions, the markets and the global economy. Not to mention the fact that we (the U.S.) would look pretty foolish. We are the most powerful nation in the world, and we cannot get our house in order.”
It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Resilient, Receptive and Relevant: The African-Consumer 2013 Report. This is Nielsen and the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s third comprehensive, in-depth report on African-American consumers. I along with Cloves Campbell, chairman of the NNPA; Rev. Jacques DeGraff who is the co-chair of Nielsen’s External African-American Advisory Council, officially released the report at a press conference during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.
ColorOfChange.org Launches Campaign Urging Governor Jerry Brown to “Ban the Box” on Government Employment Applications in California
Online Civil Rights Group Launches Petition Urging Governor Brown to sign legislation that would discourage public sector employers from discrimination against formerly incarcerated job seekers. View Petition Here: www.act.colorofchange.org/sign/ban_the_box/ Oakland, CA - Governor Jerry Brown has just a few days to sign legislation (AB 218, Dickinson) that would make it harder for employers to discriminate against formerly incarcerated job seekers.
For the first time since 1997, the U.S. government has shut down. This happens when Congress fails to pass authorization to sufficiently fund local and federal government operations. During a shutdown, the government will usually stop providing all services except those that are deemed "essential".
DURHAM, N.C. — The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has awarded $200,000 to a group of scientists and engineers from North Carolina Central University, Duke University and North Carolina State University to purchase a Dip Pen Nanolithography (DPN) unit, a device that functions as a 3-D printer at the molecular level and has a vast range of potential applications.
SOUTHPORT, N.C. -- Author Brooks Preik joins the museum during the haunting month of October for bone chilling stories of our lost souls of the Cape Fear. Known for her exceptional storytelling and knowledge of the area, Ms. Preik will keep the room in suspense as we learn about the phantasmic lady of Bald Head, the mysterious ghostly aftermath of the deadly Nor'easter of 1872 that claimed the lives of 5 brave pilots, and many more.
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