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Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

by Peter Grear

As we draw nearer to D-day, November 4, 2014, the political parties, candidates and pressure groups are identifying their issues, slates and strategies to win.  My title to this week’s commentary makes a gross understatement, judges matter. 

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Combining Math and Music Leaders in Disparate Fields Explain What Unites Them

Combining Math and Music Leaders in Disparate Fields Explain What Unites Them

American Academy in Rome

Anthony Cheung’s formal mathematical training essentially ended with high-school calculus. But as a musician and composer, he has explored mathematical phenomena in new ways.

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Winning a Dead Heat: Black Elected Officials Mobilize, Mobilize and Mobilize

Winning a Dead Heat: Black Elected Officials Mobilize, Mobilize and Mobilize

By Peter Grear

By most polls the North Carolina race for the United States Senate is a dead heat.  That being the case, victory in November will go to the political party that executes the best voter mobilization plan.  

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Jill Scott Talks About Her 63-Pound Weight Loss Journey

Jill Scott Talks About Her 63-Pound Weight Loss Journey

Singer and actress Jill Scott

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25th Annual YWCA Cape Fear Women of Achievement

Written by YWCA on 23 January 2009.

YWCA Achievement Awards (Wilmington, NC, December 2008) -  Nominations are now being accepted for the 25th Annual YWCA Cape Fear Women of Achievement Awards.  These awards honor women and youth who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities, as well as excellence, accomplishments in their careers, schools and communities. They are role models and mentors. Women in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender county may be nominated in eight categories; Arts, Business, Communications, Education, Environmental, Health & Wellness, Public Service, Volunteer.  Seniors in high school are nominated in the Youth Leader Category (these awards include a $1,000 scholarship).

“The Women of Achievement Awards have come to be known as the premier recognition program for women in southeastern North Carolina.  We are proud to host this important event to honor and celebrate women and youth who have demonstrated both leadership and achievement in their lives and who have forged a path for others to follow,” said Dee McGlone Webb, YWCA Board President.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 2, 2009 at 5:00 pm.  Visit the YWCA website at www.ywca-lowercapefear.org http://www.ywca-lowercapefear.org/  or call 799-6820 for more information.
This year’s Women of Achievement Awards will be held on May 21, 2009, 6:00 pm at UNCW’s Burney Center.

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