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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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GDN Book Feature: Duty Call: Rendezvous With Destiny

Written by Dr. Lonnie Sessoms on 26 March 2013.

MAITLAND, FL— Within the pages of Dr. Lonnie Sessoms, Jr., Ph.D.’s new book, Duty Call: Rendezvous with Destiny ($16.99, paperback, 978-1-62419-674-4; $8.49, e-book, 978-1-62419-675-1) readers will see how God placed potential and purpose in every individual.  The author details how the potential of many readers is like a jewel, in that it is hidden under layers of lifetime experiences both positive and negative, and how to rediscover significance through the origin of humanity.

 

“This is an opportune time for all mankind to retrace their steps, re-evaluate their life, and re-discover that there is more to us than meets the eye,” states the author. “We are not accidental; no big-bang theory concepts, but a wonderful acknowledgement that we are purposeful with a specific destiny as placed in us by our creator, God.”

Dr. Lonnie Sessoms, Jr., Ph.D.’s is retired Army SFC/E7, disabled Veteran of Vietnam and Cambodia, who was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and the Bronze Star with “V” device for heroism during armed conflict.  He serves as the founder and president of the Amora Deliverance Theological Institution, Senior Pastor of True Victory Deliverance Tabernacle, and the Chief Apostle/Presiding Prelate of the World Wide Church of Deliverance.  He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, as well as a Doctor of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy in Theology degree from Florida Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida.  He is married to his wife of over forty years, Dr. Queen E. Sessoms, and they have six children.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 8,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Duty Call: Rendezvous with Destiny through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

Duty Call: Rendezvous with Destiny Book signing:

Date: April 6th, 2013

Time: 3:45pm – 5:15 PM

Place: Cumberland County Main Library

300 Maiden Lane

Fayetteville, North Carolina  28301