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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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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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“Many Faces of Poverty” Conference at NCCU

Written by NCCU Department of Public Administration on 02 March 2010.

NCCU Department of Public AdministrationThe NCCU Department of Public Administration will host a conference titled “The Many Faces of Poverty” on March 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building. The purpose is to generate vigorous thought and discussion on ways to address the global plague
of poverty.  Panel discussions and Q&A sessions will round out the event.

Jill Stanton Bullard, founder of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, will deliver the keynote address. Partnering with Maxine Solomon, Bullard began the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle to alleviate hunger by developing a system to recover, prepare and distribute wholesome, perishable food to the area’s poor and hungry. Last year, the agency recovered six million pounds of food from 220 food volunteers and served nine counties in N.C.  

Bullard has served on the National Council of America’s Second Harvest, the North Carolina Food Policy Council and the Steering Committee of the North Carolina Hunger Summit. She has been awarded the Exemplar Award from The University of Notre Dame, the University of Notre Dame Award of the Year for Community Service, The William C. Friday Park Scholar Award for Excellence in
Leadership, and the Individual Award for Outstanding Service to the Citizens of Raleigh by the City of Raleigh Human Relations Commission.  

Conference panelists and their topics include:  

Moses Carey Jr., chairman of the N.C. Employment Security Commission
“Current Employment Conditions: Prospects for N.C. Residents”

Anita Brown-Graham, Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues  
“Rethinking the Compact and Our Competitiveness”

Gene Nichol, Director of the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at UNC-Chapel Hill
“The Forgotten Call of Social Justice”

Tony Asion, director of El Pueblo, a statewide Latino advocacy and public policy organization
“Latinos in N.C.”

Peter Skillern, executive director of the Community Reinvestment Association ofN.C.
“Social Change Theory”  

Dr. Yolanda Burrell, senior fellow with the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center
“Meeting Folks Where They Are: Creating Access for Low Resourced Groups”

Registration is $15 plus an additional $10 for those seeking CEU credits. For more information, visit  http://nccu.manyfacesofpoverty.com .
Donations of non-perishable goods will be accepted during the conference to aid in the Haiti relief efforts.

North Carolina Central University is the first publicly supported liberal arts college for African-American. This year, U.S. News & World Report ranked NCCU among the top ten HBCUs in the country. As NCCU celebrates its Centennial Year, a diverse student body of more than 8,500 students is enrolled in programs such as law, business, library science, nursing, education, and
biotechnology.