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Voter Outreach

Voter Outreach

Concepts, strategies and objectives to move voters to action

Written by Peter Grear Educate, Organize and Mobilize: Each week over the past several months I’ve written about various aspects of voter suppression with the purpose of explaining its concepts,…

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Keatts A Keeper For New-Look Seahawks

Keatts A Keeper For New-Look Seahawks

New Head Men’s Basketball Coach was all smiles

New Head Men’s Basketball Coach was all smiles at Trask Coliseum. WILMINGTON, NC – Boldly proclaiming, “I’m a winner,” and promising “an exciting brand of basketball” newly-christened UNCW head men’s basketball coach Kevin Keatts said Tuesday that a new day in Seahawk basketball has arrived.

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Lied-to Children More Likely to Cheat and Lie

Lied-to Children More Likely to Cheat and Lie

The study tested 186 children ages 3 to 7

The study tested 186 children ages 3 to 7 in a temptation-resistance paradigm. Approximately half of the children were lied to by an experimenter, who said there was “a huge bowl of candy in the next room” but quickly confessed this was just a ruse to get the child to come play a game. 

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Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar When Conscious Mind Fails

Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar When Conscious Mind Fails

The unconscious mind could catch a liar

“We set out to test whether the unconscious mind could catch a liar – even when the conscious mind failed,” says ten Brinke. Along with Berkeley-Haas Assistant Professor Dana R. Carney, lead author ten Brinke and Dayna Stimson (BS 2013, Psychology), hypothesized that these seemingly paradoxical findings may be accounted for by unconscious mental processes.

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Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials: Educate, Organize, and Mobilize

Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials: Educate, Organize, and Mobilize

North Carolina Alliance of Black Elected Officials

Written by Peter Grear, Esq.  Since August 2013 I've continued to ask myself "what would an effective campaign to defeat voter suppression look like?” Well, on Friday, February 14, 2014, Valentine's Day, I got my answer from Richard Hooker, President of the…

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Download Greater Diversity News Digital PDF Edition for FREE

FREE Full PDF Edition includes stories not featured on the website

The FREE Full PDF Edition includes stories not featured on the website. No paper, no hasel, read on your laptop or mobile devices. 

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Mega Church Pastor and Bestselling Author T.D. Jakes Receives Prestigious Award

Written by Elena WashingtonSpecial to the NNPA from The Dallas Weekly on 25 June 2013.

Mega church pastor and bestselling author, T.D. Jakes, along with his communications department, comprised of Regina Lewis, Kayla Tucker Adams and Zakiya Larry with Zunoraine Holmes of TDJ Enterprises and Yona Deshommes of Simon and Schuster, was honored with two public relations awards from Hermes Creative for the “Let It Go” book launch.

The T.D. Jakes team won a Platinum Award in the Public Relations Campaign category and a Gold Award for “Oprah’s Next Chapter featuring T.D. Jakes” for Television Placement. The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals in the fields of communications, marketing, advertising, graphic design, productions and public relations.

The Hermes Creative Awards competition has grown to one of the largest of its kind in the world, with a diverse pool of winners ranging from individual communicators to media conglomerates to Fortune 500 companies. The awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, an international organization that consists of thousands of creative professionals that set the standards for excellence.

In addition to the honors from Hermes Creative, T.D. Jakes and his communications department are finalists for two “Salute to Excellence Awards” by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ.) Winners will be announced at the national convention in July 2013. “Let it Go” is a non-fiction work that underscores the idea that ‘forgiveness is a gift that you give yourself.’ Released in March 2012, the book spent several weeks on New York Times bestseller list.