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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

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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

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In “Chokehold: Policing Black Men,” Attorney Paul Butler Takes on Police Brutality

Police brutality in the Black community is as old as law enforcement itself. Former federal prosecutor

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Welcoming Immigrants Keeps America Great

President Donald Trump was elected on his pledge to make America great again. Yet, for all

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‘Just Mercy’ – We Need to Talk About an Injustice | Bryan Stevenson

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call

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Climate Change Is Creating Climate Refugees

(NNPA) – Have you ever heard of the Marshall Islands? They are 1156 islands that constitute

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Trump Administration Using Campaign of Disinformation and Secrecy to Target Immigrants

The Trump administration has yet to break ground for its promised border wall to keep the

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Un-Making a Contented Slave

(NNPA) – “I have observed this in my experience of slavery, — that whenever my condition

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‘Ain’t Our Children, Children?’

Right now, in North Carolina, there is a piece of legislation pending in the House of

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Black Doctors Earn Less Than Whites

African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to

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Environmental Justice Must Be a National Priority

Too often missing in discussions on the challenges facing African Americans is any focus on environmental

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Nepotism: Do Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Have Too Much Power?

Much attention has been focused recently on President Trump’s “new” foreign policy. This policy change is

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