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Arizona Immigration Law No Different than Repatriation of the '30s

Written by Greater Diversity News on Friday, 18 June 2010 02:56.

immigration and border history saysWhile politicians, law enforcement officials and citizens of every background stand divided over a recent Arizona immigration law designed to secure the state's borders from illegal immigrants, a Texas Tech University expert on immigration and border history says that the law is no different than the Repatriation Act of the 1930s or Operation Wetback of the 1950s.

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Our Jobless Recovery

Written by By Julianne Malveaux on Friday, 11 June 2010 11:47.

Our economy generated about 431,000 jobs last month.  Good news?  Only if you don't count the fact that more than 400,000 of the jobs were temporary jobs connected to collecting data for the Census.  Those jobs won't last for long and when the dust clears the current 9.7 percent unemployment rate, down from 9.9 percent a month ago, is likely to rise again.

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The Power and Force of Black Music Month

Written by By Nicole C. Lee on Friday, 11 June 2010 11:38.

Music has been an important piece of my life.  As a political activist I have used music to motivate myself and inspire others.  I have seen the power of the lyrics move people to great heights.  Melodies backed by instruments have been a source of continuous encouragement and a vehicle which crystallizes ideas. Apart from humming to myself to a favorite tune or tapping on desk to a wonderful melody, music has also given me food for thought.  This is why I join people all over the country in celebration of June as African American Music Appreciation Month a.k.a. Black Music Month.

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Civic Education Leads to Political Empowerment

Written by By Gary L. Flowers on Friday, 11 June 2010 01:38.

Civic Education LeadsOnce upon a time in the United States of America school districts mandated that students be proficient in "government" or civics classes. In 1970 (the year I entered the first grade) government and civics classes were watered down and replaced "social studies." The result was predictable: the average IQ of most Americans-particularly African-Americans decreased.

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Cyber Education: Achieving Obama’s Vision

Written by By Michael Kaiser on Thursday, 27 May 2010 21:03.

President Barack Obama has said that America faces “few more urgent challenges than preparing our children to President Barack Obama has said that America faces “few more urgent challenges than preparing our children to compete in a global economy.” Being able to understand and make use of the world’s vast telecommunications infrastructure is certainly part of that preparation. So it was no surprise when the White House issued its Cyberspace Policy Review last May that the document contained a call for the nation to “initiate a K-12 cybersecurity education program for digital safety, ethics, and security; expand university curricula; and set the conditions to create a competent workforce for the digital age.”

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Johns Hopkins Nursing Research News—April/May 2010

Written by Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing on Thursday, 13 May 2010 01:13.

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Promoting Collaborative Healthcare through Simulation-Nursing & medical  students most often learn separately. When they graduate, they may be less than fully prepared to work collaboratively in the high-risk healthcare environment.

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Bill Gates Talks Makin' the World a Healthier Place

Written by The Philadelphia Inquirer 2010 on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:24.

Entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates received the Bower Award for Business LeadershipEntrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates received the Bower Award for Business Leadership on Thursday from the Franklin Institute. Earlier in the day, he spent 30 minutes answering questions from a Philadelphia Inquirer reporter on such diverse issues as global health, nuclear energy and electronic privacy.

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Annual Quality and Disparities Reports Include Data on Rates of Health Care-Associated Infections, Obesity and Health Insurance

Written by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on Tuesday, 20 April 2010 00:18.

2009 National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report issued recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityImprovements in patient safety continue to lag, according to the 2009 National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report issued recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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Sports Marketing Expert: Lasting Damage to Woods as Endorser

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 18 December 2009 13:38.

The Tiger Woods scandal may have a lasting impact on his endorsement potential, says University of Maryland professor Stephen McDaniel, a consumer psychologist who studies sports marketing and fan behavior. http://www.sph.umd.edu/KNES/faculty/smcdaniel/ “A brand such as Nike has historically been less interested in an athlete endorser’s virtue and more interested in their athletic prowess,” McDaniel says.

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Outrage and Tears: Anti-gun violence rally in Times Square

Written by Cyril Josh Barker on Thursday, 03 December 2009 13:34.

NEW YORK (NNPA) - Outraged community activists across New York has brought the struggles of inner-city violence to Times Square. Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Acton Network held a National Day of Outrage Against Gun Violence Nov. 23. The rally was one of 25 held simultaneously across the country.

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