WASHINGTON -– In certain circumstances, women may be more effective than men when negotiating money matters, contrary to conventional wisdom that men drive a harder bargain in financial affairs, according to a new meta-analysis published by the American Psychological Association. "One reason men earn higher salaries than women could be women's apparent disadvantage vis-à-vis men in some types of negotiations," said lead author Jens Mazei, a doctoral candidate at Germany's University of Münster. "But we discovered that this disadvantage is not inevitable; rather, it very much depends on the context of the negotiation."
Houston, TX — The Honey Brown Hope Foundation, a nationally recognized, award-winning 501(c)3 non-profit that has served youth and their families for over two decades, announced today that it is thankful this holiday season for recently being recognized for its civil rights, diversity appreciation and environmental awareness initiatives by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, State Representative Senfronia Thompson, Great Nonprofits and Mayor of Houston Annise Parker in conjunction with Keep Houston Beautiful.
Educate, organize and mobilize -- I’m pleased to announce the upcoming Voter Empowerment Summit scheduled for January 10, 2015 at Martin Street Baptist Church, 1001 E. Martin St. Raleigh, NC 27601. My thanks go out to NC House Democratic Leader, Larry Hall and NC Alliance of Black Elected Officials Chairman, Richard Hooker for convening the upcoming summit to address the results of our past November General Elections and to plan voter empowerment strategies going forth.
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WASHINGTON (NNPA)—The fight for justice in Ferguson has gone global. Tara Thompson, a corporate project manager who has been protesting and organizing in Ferguson since the summer, puts it this way: “It is unbelievable that I am staring down at a sniper rifle, pointed at me, that was paid for with my taxes. The United States should be outed. They police the world, telling everyone in other countries how to treat their citizens, how to implement democracy, and their own backyard is not clean.”
A Washington family of four must spend 46 percent more on average to make ends meet today than 13 years ago, according to a new report from the University of Washington. The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Washington State 2014, released Thursday (Nov. 20), provides a sobering look at how much it costs individuals and families statewide to meet basic needs — and how far short they’re falling.