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Spiritually Speaking: Do You Love You?

The devil knows man is not perfect, so he entices us into hating the imperfection of others; their flaws and faults, their weaknesses and shortcomings. All the while, being imperfect ourselves.

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How a Job Acquires a Gender (and Less Authority if It’s Female)

“I’m not bossy, I’m the boss.” So proclaims Beyoncé in a video in support of the #banbossy campaign. The campaign

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How Some Rich People Are Trying to Dismantle Inequality

Ample research indicates that the growing problem of wealth and income inequality could stunt U.S. economic growth and undermine our

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African-American Businesses Need to Stay Focused on Profitability to Help the Community

I was invited to do a presentation on marketing strategy to a group of African-American entrepreneurs last month. As customary,

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Meet the Mother and Two Daughters Who Own 13 McDonald’s Franchises

Patricia Williams and her daughters, Nicole Enearu and Kerri Harper-Howie, have built an empire of McDonald’s franchises in the Los

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Empowering Women of Color to Travel Abroad — Bridges Diversity Gap in Travel & Tourism Sector

New York, NY — Cultured Black Pearl (CulturedBlackPearl.com) is a travel and lifestyle blog featuring musings from abroad by a

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Digital Freedom of Speech? The Press Must Be Free to Publish

As the shock of Donald Trump’s election victory is giving way to analysis about how his presidency will affect Americans’

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Why Health Savings Accounts Are a Bust for the Poor but a Boost for the Privileged

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released his new version of the Republican health care bill July 13, he relied

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Digital Planet 2017: Protecting America’s Digital Leadership

American leadership in technology innovation and economic competitiveness is at risk if U.S. policymakers don’t take crucial steps to protect

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On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

Alice Goffman spent six years in one Philadelphia neighborhood, documenting the routine stops, searches, raids, and beatings that young men

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Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self-Determination

Overview The author of Baldwin’s Harlem looks at the evolving culture, politics, economics, and spiritual life of Detroit—a blend of

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Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

There have been countless books written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what

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GDN Northeast Online

A Fresh Perspective from Communities in North Carolina

Yes, Diabetes Discriminates! Why Black Patients Should Be More Concerned Than Whites

The sad truth is that diseases do not affect all people the same way, and diabetes is one that discriminates.

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Blackbeard and Beyond: Famous Pirates on the N.C. Coast

From Cape Fear to Currituck, These Five Raiders Left Bold Marks on History Edward Thatch (or Teach) Notoriety: He was

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Rep. Amos Quick “Gets Caught Reading” to Greensboro Kids

May 19th, state Rep. Amos Quick was out doing good in the local community. In recognition of Get Caught Reading Month,

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