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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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Wilmington Black Expo Returns to the Port City

Written by Featured Organization on 20 January 2011.

Wilmington, NC - The Wilmington Black Expo returns to the Port City on Saturday, February 5, 2011, in the new Wilmington Convention Center. Expo hours are 11-6; admission is $5 per person. The largest event of its kind, the Expo promotes economic development through increased exposure for minority-owned businesses.

In addition to business and networking opportunities, the 2011 Expo will feature live entertainment. The celebrity guest is Clifton Powell, best known for his role as Pinky in the comedies "Friday" and "Friday After Next". His other credits include roles in "House Party", "Menace II Society", "Dead Presidents", "Why Do Fools Fall in Love", "Rush Hour", "Woman Thou Art Loosed", "Ray" and "Norbit". He was also the voice of Big Smoke on the video game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

In association with the 40th anniversary commemoration of the Wilmington 10 incident, surviving members and others will be recognized during an invitation-only reception on Friday, February 4, at the Wilmington Convention Center.

McCants Communications Group, the North Carolina-based producer of the Wilmington Black Expo, has promoted minority businesses for over a decade through its Black Pages USA directories and its Black Expos in Wilmington, Columbia, SC, Charleston, SC, Jacksonville, FL, Norfolk, VA, and Virginia Beach, VA.

President Gerry McCants said "African American spending power is approaching a trillion dollars annually, and we have to find a way to harness our economic clout. Our theme this year is "Unifying the Community and Creating Wealth."

Sponsors include Progress Energy, Verizon Wireless, Wachovia - A Wells Fargo Company, UNCW, Coast 97.3, MobileFilmworks.com, the North Carolina Black Film Festival, 100 Black Men of Wilmington, and Greater Diversity News

For more information, tickets, exhibitor booths or sponsorship opportunities, contact Elesia at (877) 273-1709 or visit www.blackexpoweb.com. *

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