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How Trump’s Immigration Enforcement Affects Families and Communities

When immigration officers forcibly remove individuals from their homes, it impacts the psychological, emotional and economic well-being of their families

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What Changes When Pope Francis Grants the Authority to Forgive Abortions

The Roman Catholic Church will allow priests all over the world to grant forgiveness for abortion. This announcement came from

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California’s First African American Doctor is Still Practicing at Age 93!

Watch the video below:   Dr. James Hutchinson has been practicing medicine as a family doctor in San Mateo, California

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DISCOVER SAMPSON COUNTY

Tucked into the southeast corner of North Carolina, known as the Coastal Plains, is beautiful Sampson County, which is bordered

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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

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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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