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The Pawns of Politics: Where Is My Patronage?

The Pawns of Politics: Where Is My Patronage?

Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- For more than a year leading up to the recently completed General Elections, I’ve written about Voter Suppression, gerrymandering, the Black vote and voters.  

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Focuses on Developing Black CEOs

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Focuses on Developing Black CEOs

Developing Black CEOs

According to research conducted by Richard Zweigenhaft, a psychology professor at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., though Blacks account for more than 13 percent of the U.S. population, 

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Verbal Abuse in the Workplace: Are Men or Women Most at Risk?

Verbal Abuse in the Workplace: Are Men or Women Most at Risk?

Abuse in the Workplace

There is no significant difference in the prevalence of verbal abuse in the workplace between men and women, according to a systematic review of the literature conducted by researchers at the Institut universitaire de santé mentale de Montréal

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The Decision to Handle Rejection

The Decision to Handle Rejection

Rev. Manson B. Johnson

The Big Idea: Endurance is the key to achieving challenging goals in life.“Man’s rejection can be God’s direction.  God sometimes uses the rejection of hateful people to move us to a new place or assignment–where we wouldn’t have thought of going on our own.  

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How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

(StatePoint) Everyone faces setbacks in life.

While those personal obstacles can lead to disappointing outcomes, they can also be harnessed into personal motivators, say experts. 

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Woman/Minority Owned Architectural Firm Heads the Modern Wing Project at the Art Institute of Chicago

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 17 December 2010 16:13.

CHICAGO– Few architecture firms get the opportunity to work with renowned architect Renzo Piano on ground breaking design and construction of a world iconÑin this case the new Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago, but that is exactly what Interactive Design, Inc. (IDEA) of Chicago did. What is more unusual, however, is that firm is helmed by Dina A. Griffin, a black womanÑin fact one of only 262 black women architects in the US.

National Save the Family Now Movement: It's All About the Family

Written by Rev. Dr. R. B. Holmes, Jr. on Friday, 17 December 2010 16:12.

It is important during this holiday season that you and I rededicate our passion for the family. Family is important for the survival of this nation in general and this is particularly true for the black race. Strong families make dynamic churches, thriving communities, better schools, and a greater nation.

New Report Finds Marriage Trouble in Middle America

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:09.

devorceDrawing on the latest national data, a new report concludes that marriage is in trouble among so-called "Middle Americans," defined as the 58 percent of adults who have a high school diploma and possibly some post-secondary education, but

Asian American Men Face Discrimination in Job Market

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:06.

asian men discriminatonA new study by a University of Kansas sociologist shows that U.S. employers fail to pay Asian American men as much as similarly qualified white men.
"The most striking result is that native-born Asian Americans -

From Addict to Counselor - How Project Homeless Connect Helped Henry Belton Turn His Life Around

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:08.

When he first walked through the doors of a Project Homeless Connect event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, Henry Belton had been on the streets for more than a decade. For much of that time he had been addicted to crack cocaine and alcohol.

Holiday Shopping Made Easier for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:08.

disabiltyHoliday shopping is overwhelming - especially for parents and caregivers of children with special needs. Yet, with a few smart shopping tips, fulfilling holiday gift lists can be a breeze.