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Download Greater Diversity News 12-01-16

Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national reach and relevance.  We are a chosen news source for

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Alternative Financing Provides a Needed Lending Solution for Minority Business Owners

Minority business owners continue to face challenges when applying for loans from traditional banks and lenders, but entrepreneurs should consider

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America Says Goodbye to the First Lady and ‘Mom-in-Chief’

As she prepares to leave the White House, first lady and self-titled “mom-in-chief” Michelle Obama remains popular. Indeed, Obama was

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Why Are America’s Labor Unions About to Die

I’ve written before on how the decline of organized labor beginning in the late 1970s gave birth to the backlash

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The Disturbing Connection Between Bullying and Sexual Harassment

Over the past two decades, the national media has given considerable attention to disturbing stories of youth suicides that have

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Misinformation on Social Media: Can Technology Save Us?

If you get your news from social media, as most Americans do, you are exposed to a daily dose of

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Moving Forward: The Sampson-Duplin Spotlight

The Sampson-Duplin Spotlight made a quiet entry into Sampson and Duplin Counties with its October publication.  By doing so, it

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History Made in the Town of Weldon

The Weldon Town of Commissioners recently voted to appoint Katherine Parker as the new Director of Administrative Services (Town Clerk). 

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Facebook’s “Ethnic Affinities” Is Digital Racism and It’s Time to End It

Racism is a malignant, powerful, and harmful reality for millions of persons of color throughout the world. Here, inside the

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The Sampson-Duplin Spotlight for December 2016

Download The Sampson-Duplin Spotlight (The Spotlight), a monthly publication for Northeastern, N.C. Thanks to the help and support from area churches, businesses, political and community

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The Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford and Northampton Spotlight, December 2016

Download The Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford and Northampton Spotlight (The Spotlight), a monthly publication for northeastern, N.C. Thanks to the help and support

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Despite Progress, Colorectal Cancer Claims Thousands of Black Lives

Few diseases cause as much pain and suffering as cancer. While survivors, activists, policymakers and healthcare professionals have been successful

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Download Greater Diversity News 11-24-16

Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national reach and relevance.  We are a chosen news source for

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We Must Be at Our Best When Things Get Bad

I desperately called on my dear mother.  Across the chasm of her death nearly 20 years ago, she reminded me

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It’s Time to Give Our Money Marching Orders

In April 2005, I wrote an article titled, “Billion Dollar March,” at the behest of “The Ice Supreme Man” Ashiki

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What Will You Lose If Consumer Financial Protection Goes Away?

As Americans adjust to the realities wrought by the recent elections, one of the most important consequences has yet to

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Will Workplace Safety Survive a Trump Presidency?

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump repeatedly promised to bring back U.S. factory jobs. The message resonated with blue-collar workers

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Donald Trump’s Calibrated Race and Sex War

Don’t let his reluctant disavowal of a white nationalist group fool you—the real battle begins in the Senate. n the

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How Are Undocumented Students Able to Enroll at American Universities

President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to deport millions of undocumented people, beginning on his first day in office. In response,

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Mexicans are migrating, just not across the US border

Mexican migration to the U.S. is in decline. The Pew Hispanic Research Center has found that since 2009, more than

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Bridge the Political Divide at the Holiday Dinner Table

We are a divided nation; that is an understatement. What’s more, we increasingly hear we are living in our own

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