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West Florissant, Mo. Explodes in Protest of Police Shooting, More Than 30 Arrests

West Florissant, Mo. Explodes in Protest of Police Shooting, More Than 30 Arrests

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American

The Target parking lot of the Buzz Westfall Shopping Center was filled with dozens and dozens of police vehicles and the area of West Florissant from Jennings to Ferguson was blocked off. Helicopters and tanks –as well as vehicles from a host of area departments – descended on West Florissant as looting and vandalism…

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Suppress Voting, Impeach Obama and Close HBCUs

Suppress Voting, Impeach Obama and Close HBCUs

By Peter Grear

Our campaign has sought to educate our communities to the point that they would organize and mobilize for a massive voter turnout for the November General Election and beyond. 

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Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men

Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men

Study author Susan R. Fisk

“On the surface, risky situations may not appear to be particularly disadvantageous to women, but these findings suggest otherwise,” 

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Voter Suppression: An Existential Threat to Democracy

Voter Suppression: An Existential Threat to Democracy

By Peter Grear

To properly understand where we are today, we must look to history, to Black Slavery.  Slavery has existed since the time of ancient civilizations and in its inception was based upon conquerors enslaving the conquered without regards to race.  

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Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Charlotte, NC (BlackPR.com)

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a business executive, was installed as the 2014-2018 International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA)

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Nielsen Expands Communications Leadership Team with Key Media Relations Hire

Nielsen Expands Communications Leadership Team with Key Media Relations Hire

New York (BlackPR.com)

New York (BlackPR.com) -- Nielsen today announced that Andrew McCaskill has joined Nielsen as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. He will report to Chief Communications Officer Laura Nelson.

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Voter Suppression: It’s Mobilization Time

Voter Suppression: It’s Mobilization Time

Written by Peter Grear

With this article we will start detailing the ingredients of a revisable action plan that needs comments and revisions as we move toward the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 General Election.  

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Voter Suppression: NC Black Republican Advisory Board

Voter Suppression: NC Black Republican Advisory Board

Written by Peter Grear

Educate, Organize and Mobilize: I confess that I’m amazed. The Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of North Carolina announced last week that they have launched theNorth Carolina Black Advisory Board (BRAB) 

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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

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