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Election Day Robocall: Attorney General Files Suit for $168 Million Penalty Claim

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 19 November 2010 14:02.

An Election Day robocall sent to Democratic voters in the state of Maryland telling them to “relax” and that the election was over—an apparent attempt to get them to stay home and not vote—has been traced back to Universal Elections, a company hired by Republican Robert Ehrlich’s gubernatorial campaign.


Gospel Artists and Choirs: Most Powerful Voices, held now thru February 14

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 15 November 2010 13:17.

 Most Powerful Voices Dallas, TX -- The American Heart Association has joined with GMC, formerly the Gospel Music Channel and Music World Gospel


Helping Military Wage War on Suicide

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 15 November 2010 13:15.

Thomas JoinerAmerican soldiers are taking their own lives in the largest numbers since the military began keeping records, and the Department of Defense has enlisted


Ship Named After Black Naval Officer

Written by Conway Jones on Monday, 15 November 2010 13:14.

USS Gravely, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer The USS Gravely, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, will be commissioned Nov. 20 in Wilmington, NC, becoming first U.S. Navy ship to be named in honor of an African-American commissioned Naval officer.


The People Have Spoken

Written by The Rev. Curtis E. Gatewood on Friday, 12 November 2010 13:56.

Perhaps Americans and President Barak Obama signed off on the notion that “The people have spoken” in Tuesday’s mid-term election, before taking the time to read what is hidden in small print.


What President Obama Should Do Next

Written by George E. Curry on Friday, 12 November 2010 13:54.

For Republicans, the November 2 midterm elections were about 2012, not 2010. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made that clear in a speech to the Heritage Foundation.

The New Black Republicans: Fourteen Black Republicans ran for Congress

Written by Zenitha Prince on Friday, 12 November 2010 13:34.

Election Day victories for two Black Republicans raise a rare question in the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress: How will two African American members of the Grand Old Party interact with the Congressional Black Caucus?


Living Beyond Your Means: When Conservatives Blame the Poor for Being Poor

Written by Marjorie Valbrun on Friday, 05 November 2010 12:33.

When the U.S. Census Bureau recently released its annual report on the economic status of American households, few people were surprised that black and Hispanic households showed the highest increase in poverty rates.


Moving Forward: Celebrating 23 Years of Greater Diversity News

Written by By Co-publisher, Kathy Grear on Friday, 29 October 2010 12:22.

In order to get to your destiny you have to go through some trials, tribulations and sometimes the wilderness. By the grace of God, Greater Diversity News made it through “The Challenges” and came out Greater! With the support of our advertisers, readers and staff, we have been blessed to provide wonderful online and publishing services such as our website:, Calendar of Events, C.O.D.D.E (Coalition of Organizations Dedicated to Diversity and Empowerment), Business Directory, classifieds, eNews, facebook and Twitter.


A Ministry Where Justice and Spirituality Walk Together

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 29 October 2010 12:18.

Dr. William J. Barber, II: Greenleaf Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Goldsboro, NC

Dr. William J. Barber, II is President of the North Carolina NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). He is Senior Pastor at Greenleaf Christian Church Disciples of Christ. He is Chairman Rebuilding Broken Places Community Development Corporation, which has developed or inspired over seven million dollars in community development which includes, 41 unit low-income senior citizen complex, 42 single family homes, computer training.

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