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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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Las Vegas Comedian James Bean's Candid Account Of His Struggle With Suicide

Las Vegas Comedian James Bean's Candid Account Of His Struggle With Suicide

WHEN THE HUMOR IS GONE

James Bean has shown insight and understanding of the darkest moments of many people’s lives as well as ideas on how one could begin to create a life worth living even out of the depths of despair.” -– Rhonda Duncombe, LMFT, LADC

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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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Tips for Managing Stress in Your Life

Tips for Managing Stress in Your Life

Written by State Point

Stress is not only unpleasant; it can be overwhelming, ultimately preventing you from solving the problems that caused the stress in the first place. But getting focused can help you feel happier and be more successful professionally, financially and in your relationships, say experts.

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Voter Suppression: Defeating it requires two massive efforts

Voter Suppression: Defeating it requires two massive efforts

Written by Peter Grear

For black voters, Benjamin Jealous expressed what I believe to be the critical message for black voters when he said that the best way to overcome massive voter suppression is through a massive wave of voter registration.  Thankfully, the NAACP is putting this theory into action through the Youth Organizing…

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Black Women are Taking Care of Business

Black Women are Taking Care of Business

Written by Freddie Allen

Instead of breaking the glass ceiling, Black women have increasingly started making their own. According to the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan progressive institute, Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the country.

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Voter Suppression: Is it partisan?

Voter Suppression: Is it partisan?

Written by Peter Grear

Educate, Organize and Mobilize: I’ve been doing commentaries on our Campaign to Defeat Voter Suppression since November, 2013.  Because the right to vote is fundamental to our democracy, I’ve tried to promote a non-partisan theory of voter enfranchisement. 

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Why vote? ALEC and the Doctrine of Exclusion

Why vote? ALEC and the Doctrine of Exclusion

By Peter Grear

Educate, Organize and Mobilize: Frequently, in going forward it is imperative to examine your history.  In 1638 the Maryland Colony issued a public edict encouraging the separation of the races that became the public policy of America. 

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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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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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