COLUMBUS, Ohio – Women’s appreciation of their bodies is only indirectly connected to their body mass index (BMI), a common health measure of weight relative to height, according to recent research. The most powerful influence on women’s appreciation of their bodies is how they believe important others view them, the study suggests. On the flip side, the more women are able to focus on the inner workings of their body – or how their bodies function and feel – rather than how they appear to others, the more they will appreciate their own bodies.
(NNPA) – As readers know, newspaper readership is dwindling because of competition from online media. Notwithstanding the shrinkage, the Black newspaper has played and continues to play a critical and relevant role in the community for at least one important reason: For their its history, Black newspapers have addressed and responded to the needs of Blacks.
(NNPA) – There has been considerable progress made in America during the four decades since the Wilmington 10 became the international cause celebre for injustice to those activists involved in the civil rights movement. That was evident earlier this year when the City of Wilmington, North Carolina presented proclamations to the nine Black men and one White woman -- who became the focus of one of the longest and most controversial civil rights cases in U.S. history.
RALEIGH--The Frank B. Turner Award was presented to a career state employee and Certificates of Merit were awarded to designers and contractors today during the 30th annual State Construction Conference at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. Additionally, the Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) presented five Good Faith Effort Awards to HUB leaders.
Gonzaga U. Institute for Hate Studies to Present 2nd International Conference on Hate Studies April 6-9
Attempted Bombing of Spokane's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March Underscores Need for World's First Hate Studies Curriculum Being Planned by Gonzaga U. Institute
Parents who believe that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder makes their kids more creative got a little more scientific support recently.
Winston-Salem, N.C. – As he struggled for decades with a depression that often left him despondent, Eric Wilson never thought to get a second opinion.
"The workshop was inter-active, energetic and motivational," says Darren Stewart, president of the Men of Excellence Program at Gaston College. "Our three presenters were outstanding. They surprised our group with an interesting way of forcing you to think outside the box, embrace new ideas, and concepts. They convinced us to expand our awareness and appreciation of diversity and showed us how to better promote a climate that celebrates differences," commented Stewart.
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